Kantha Stitch is a specialty and tradition of Bengal which is previously used to design beautiful kantha a piece of cloth used to wrap your body. Nowadays this particular sewing technique is used in sarees to create beautiful traditional kantha stitch sarees. Here you can find a huge collection of traditional kantha stitch sarees.
Kantha stitch- it is a traditional embroidery style originated in Bengal. This embroidery form is mostly practiced by the rural women of Bangladesh, West Bengal and some parts of Orissa. The embroidery is generally used to decorate a saree, a shawl, and other home decor products like covers of boxes. Particularly in sarees, the designs used are beautiful motifs of flowers, animals, birds, geometrical shapes or rural landscape. Kantha stitch sarees are famous for this particular embroidered motifs. In modern India, the place which is most popular for kantha stitch saree is Bolpur, in WestBengal.
Kantha stitch sarees are rich with embroidery. That is the factor which gives it a royal look and presence. A cotton or silk sarees are generally used for stitching. After the whole stitching process is completed, the cloth gains a slightly wrinkled wavy texture that is uncommon in a simple saree. The women in India who love traditional attire, a kantha stitch saree is always a favorite attire for her. Currently, kantha stitch sarees are gaining fame all over the world for their beautiful hand embroidery work.