Saturday, January 29, 2011


Hi this is my younger daughter's pongal dress.You  have already seen this dress in my previous post.

The one I love most here is its neck portion.I am sure that this will be attract everyone seeing this .

The following picture is its yoke portion .I did a simple patch work here.In pongal time i have no idea to do any work here. But I know something is missing there.After that I did a simple mirror work in its centre  .Now its o.k.......

I attach zip in its back side.................Flap is used here to hid that zip.
We can knot it at the back side of this dress.This is used for the exact fitting .

Monday, January 17, 2011


Thai Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil people in India. Usually it is celebrated in the first day of the Tamil month THAI. It is also a biggest festival for Tamil people. Its intension is to thank the god SURYA (SUN) and creatures and materials (tools) that helped human for his cultivation in a whole year. People consecrate their first grain to the god SURYA (SUN) .Pongal means “boiling over”. When the milk is boiling over people shouted “Pongola pongal” .At this time they add new harvested rice in the pot. Seeing the Boiling over of milk in a clay pot is trusted by giving good luck and prosperity. People put some kolams in their door steps and dedicate newly cooked rice, sugar cane, sweets, vadai, sweetened rice, milk and harvested vegetables to the god SURYA.Here we draw a simple kolam in our doorstep. My elder daughter was very interested to color it using color powders.But my younger daughter is very interested in wiping that kolam.What a naughty baby is she!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Like all my creations in sewing category ,this is also one of  my favourite dresses.Here i used two same type of fabrics in contrast colors,blue and mango color.cut them as stripes and join them.So we can get so many partitions.Here i join them alternatively.Embroidered small flowers scattered in its skirt portion.Pleats are used here in its skirt portion.

In its yoke portion i did a small applique work and embroidery had been done around it. In its neck and sleeve side i did both machine and hand embroideries.

Closer shot of that applique work is.............................

In its centre i stitched a small flower and a kundhan stone was glued in its centre.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

yellow rose

These flowers are the new arrivals in my small garden.Their bright color refreshes the happiness of everyone who see them.

closer view of these flowers is..............................

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


Hai this is my first post in this new year 2011.This art is done by the remaining mixture of the ceramic powder and white gum which was used in my Christmas wreath. Here I did a mirror work using that mixture. Its base is a tile.

 see the procedure here.

Apply fabric paint on the whole tile.

 This mixture is pasted by using white gum.  
 Then place mirror in the centre of that ball and press it by thumb finger.
 Do the same for ur whole chosed pattern 
 Glitter is used to embellish that work.