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Sari/Saree!!!.....Screen Printing!


My blog is featured on the Foodie Blogroll: Featured Blogs for April 27, 2012....YAY!!!
Check out http://www.foodieblogroll.com/featured/featured-blogs-for-april-27-2012

This is the first time my blog is being featured on Foodie Blogroll's weekly Featured Blogs Page.
This is making me so excited and happy and I definitely need to share something with you guys.....

This post is all about sarees...for a change...just sarees...
The story is that three weeks back enroute to Trivandrum, we visited my amma's elder sister....after a 2 year gap.
I noticed lots of sarees neatly printed...and ready to be delivered.
My aunt has designed and printed them right in her home.
I could not help not clicking some shots...wrapped them on Nidhi.
Just wanted to show my friends how artistically and creatively she designed the sarees and transformed a plain saree into beautiful one.
Hope you all will like this.

This one is done on a plain  kasavu saree or Kerala saree (see the golden border),

Stripes on half the saree...in two colours...

Prints in the center...Price Rs.1850 including the saree.


This one is done on plain blue Bhagalpur silk saree.

Price Rs 2850 including the saree

This one is on pure Tussar Silk saree...there is matching blouse piece too.


This one on plain kasav saree again....Price Rs 1350.


On Tussar Silk...

On Plain Kota

On silk again...




My Aunt, Lata Simon is amazing when it comes to designing sarees. She has done screen printing on some of my  sarees and salwar dupatta, my ammas, sis-in-laws, cousins ( I will update on this later). Usually when there is a wedding or family gathering coming up, I usually rings her and ask her to do something for me....and so does most of the girls, women of my extended family. The next one I am asking her to do will be on a plain black silk saree; how would that go?? suggestions??

She takes orders and does according to the customers likes and colours they want, ofcourse, if you have a plain saree or duppatta or even salwar; she will print on it....it will come around Rs 500-800 on a full saree.

If you want to do the whole saree and no time to buy the material just leave that to her; she will get the material of your choice, colour, and print them. Oh BTW these prints are hand washable...and safe on the skin too. 

She has hundreds of screens for you to choose from....I am showing her workplace and some of the screens.

Some more screens

No time to shop for saree or not getting that "wow" saree you have longed for.....

Contact Lata Simon on her mobile for more details: 09895016012.

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  1. your aunt is hugely talented.....the sarees are lovely...i'll show them to my friends...i'm not really into sarees..but if you could take pics of her work on salwar/kameez...kurtis..that woul be awesome!thanks.........and congrats for being featured on the blog roll.

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    1. Simran-Yes she is very talented, thank you for the kind words. I will ask her to take pics as u suggested.

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  2. wow what a beautiful collection I like all of them :) thank you for the birthday wishes
    kind regards
    Akheela
    Createwithmom and Torviewtoronto

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    1. Torview-Akila, thanks for lovely comment....

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  3. Wow wat a stunning collections..fabulous..

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  4. Congratulations on being featured on foodie blogroll!!! That's exciting! WOW! Your aunt is very talented. Those sarees are GORGEOUS! I'm quite envious. Thanks for sharing this creative work.

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  5. Nice..check my FB u ll c my half sari which she printed. also all the other sari's she did for mine and thommachetans wedding:-)

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  6. It's rather awesome,I have been searching relate to these stuffs for me .And it really helps me.Article that appeared good enough to be read so that adds to knowledge when reading

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  7. Awesome sarees Nisa. Your aunt is really talented.What have you planned for your black sari? My favourite one was black with beautiful Badla work. It was literally "badan pe sitare..."!

    Congrats on your blog being featured on foodie blog roll.

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  8. When it comes to the fashion taste and dressing styles of Indian women, most of them like to wear a Saree as it is a representation of an enriched Indian culture. Indian Sarees are illustrious among women across the world. The main forte of wearing a Saree is that it accentuates the beauty of a woman.

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  9. Saree is the sign of Indian women.A sari or saree is a strip of unstitched cloth, worn by females, ranging from four to nine yards in length that is draped over the body in various styles.printing online.

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  10. Good sarees. i like your sarees collection. you can find latest printed sarees from G3 fashions surat.

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  11. Great screen printing, it looks great.

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  13. Great work mam, I also want to do screen printing.
    can you send the details of screens supplier?

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  14. Great Collection of sarees. I love to have white colored saree.
    Women Outfit Store

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  15. Hi,
    i gone through your web site about saree printing.its very wonderful.if you want additional designs about
    saree printing visit our website:http://devakis.in/

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  16. Wonderful collection of sarees.

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