Deepa Balagopal is offering a tutorial on her blog for Kamal Kadai, a style of embroidery native to the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. This embroidery technique incorporates surface weaving with beautiful results. Take a look at Deepa’s lesson.

By Denise Felton


12 Comments so far

  1. sowmya on December 19, 2008 3:20 am

    it’s simply a superb stich and i want get more design patterns of kamal kadai work so please mam do send me the designs

  2. sowmya sudheer on January 14, 2009 9:31 pm

    It is an excellent work even i am learning this
    but i want some designs to do on my sari so can u send some of the design to my email id

  3. gayathri rajesh on May 26, 2010 4:39 am

    hi Deepa!!!

    just visited ur!! mind blowing.
    learnt kamal kadai! very neat tutorials.
    looking forward for more of ur works.

    thanks n bye!!
    gayathri rajesh.

  4. leji on July 1, 2010 10:42 pm

    hai deepa nice tutorials….can u snd some designs of kamal kadai designs to my email

  5. Roslin on July 2, 2010 10:29 pm

    thanks a lot deepa.. got inspired from you….

    Inspire us again with your works and tutorials… may God bless you…

  6. uma on May 14, 2011 11:37 am

    deepa madam,yoursarees designs,crafts,kadai kamal sarees designs very super by uma

  7. manali on November 3, 2011 1:52 am

    deepa madam
    this kamal kadai is too good please can i have some designs so that i can do this. i have just become a fan of you .please send me designs

  8. nighat ara on April 20, 2012 5:42 am

    mam aap ki karhai buhut pyari ha ur mujay behad pasand ha please mujay kameez design pattern send karday best of luck

  9. mrs. jayanthi on June 1, 2012 4:07 am

    deepa madam,
    ihave jus gone thro’ your tutorials for kamal kadai& chemanthy stitch., the tutorials are very precise& instructions clear cut.if it is possible, i request you to send me some designs of both the stitches. thanks alot.

  10. poornima on August 22, 2012 10:31 pm

    it was a very informative article thanq deepa madam. but can you help me with lucknow chikan work been longing to learn it

  11. vijibala on November 27, 2012 10:13 am

    hi deepa,
    your blog is very informative &excellent.can u suggest some of peacock designs for hand embroidery.

  12. Kamala on March 7, 2013 6:11 pm

    I just happen to browse and I came across your beautiful work.You are so talented

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