Blue full net saree

Added Feb 14, 2013

by nishavinod2009

Bangalore, India

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Description

My outfit for my cousins wedding. I made the blouse, underskirt and the pouch. The blouse is fully lined with pre-washed cotton, the blouse fabric came withe saree, and i am not able to figure out what fabric it is. Some sort of blend, silk and polyester??? I made a back open blouse for the first time. the front portion is cut on bias. the buttons on the back are fabric covered beads, i added two hooks for added strength. bras straps with snap fasteners. Blouse is a pain to get into by myself but i can still manage by putting all the buttons from front and turning it all the way to the back so that the opening goes to the back. Then slipping one arm at a time n squeezing myself into it. Easier if somebody helps by putting the buttons threw the loops for me ;-). The tucks are a bit off in the blouse but wearable(will correct it soon) The underskirt i made with satin, cut on bias with one triangular piece in the centre front bottom. Since the saree is full net i wanted to hide the underskirt tie in the front below the pleats. I chose the lighter shade of blue from the top half of the saree so that the color difference is visible. hope that ws the right choice, I think if I chose the darker shade the saree being net, and the lighter shade on top would not have been visible. The pouch i made by cutting circles n attaching the embroidered border. For the base I inserted a circle cutout and made little pockets which i dont think are functional(got the idea from some item i saw somewhere on the internet). I made it to be reversible, silver on the outside and dark blue on the inside with satin lined little pockets, but the little pockets stick out so i will have to use the silver on the outside. I still have to add few thingys to the end of the pouch drawstrings. I used leftover material from the blouse and underskirt to made the pouch. Because net sarees are tricky to wear,I also stitched the pleats, front Pleats I stitched few inches vertically down and the pleats that go over the shoulder are hand tacked to keep them together. then i pin it to the blouse at the desired length.

Material Notes

satin, polyester, blend

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Other
Style
Casual
Material
Blends, Other, Polyester, Satin

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    Aug 16, 2013, 09.53 AMby liliv-1

    A real masterpiece!!

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    Aug 13, 2013, 03.37 PMby kisses

    Beautiful and you have done an excellent job. So loving the royal blue

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    Aug 13, 2013, 12.04 PMby Brahdelt

    Amazing colour and craftmanship! I love the blouse, the buttons make it unique! o

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    Feb 16, 2013, 01.06 AMby pambox

    That’s an amazing saree. Is buttoning the blouse toward the side commonly done, or was that an adjustment you made? I really like it, makes it an interesting back neckline.

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      Apr 9, 2013, 04.38 PMby nishavinod2009

      Thanks. The normal saree blouse has opening in the front center that closes with hooks . I wanted just this blouse like this. glad u like it..

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    Feb 15, 2013, 05.31 AMby vji

    super sis:-))love it

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    Feb 14, 2013, 11.23 PMby schnui

    This is so beautiful!! What gorgeous fabric!! Plus you look wonderful.

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    Feb 14, 2013, 09.33 PMby Gabriela Alejandra

    it`s so perfect and beautiful!! :)

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    Feb 14, 2013, 07.54 PMby lelie

    looks lovely!!!

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    Feb 14, 2013, 03.04 PMby Kasiorist

    this is one of the most beautiful sarees I’ve ever seen (and it doesn’t come easy, I HATE blue). thank you so much for sharing!

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    Feb 14, 2013, 01.58 PMby Linda74Sews

    Simply beautiful. Quite a project. Well done.

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    Feb 14, 2013, 01.31 PMby pamchar

    Gorgeous fabric!!

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