Cotton pillow covers – Hand embroidery pillow cover – Black, green and orange cotton and silk fabric
We have opened a new store on Etsy last month. The store name is DesiPillows and it offers block printed fabric pillows in assorted sized such as : Lumbar pillows, 12 x 12 inch pillows, 16 x 16 inch pillows, 18 x 18 inch pillows. Presently, all the pillows available in the stock are made of 100 % cotton fabric which is handmade in India. The fabrics are chosen from our online store DesiCrafts.
We are offering custom made pillow covers on DesiPillows. To order custom made pillows, you can choose the fabric from Desicrafts online store or from our fabric supply store on Etsy.
Do visit the store!!! Here are few of staff picks.
Indian pillow covers hand made in India
Indian Pillow cover – Damask print cotton fabric – handmade cushion covers – by DesiCrafts
This one is a 16×16 inch pillow cover as shown in the picture above. The pillow is made of handmade, 100% cotton fabric. Different custom sizes are available.
The back side of the pillow is envelope style matching white fabric in pure cotton matty.
12×12 inch pillow as shown in the picture listed above. The pillow is made of Chanderi silk fabric from Benaras (AKA Varanasi) in India.
The back side of the pillow is envelope style matching sea green fabric.
12×12 inch pillow as shown in the picture above. The pillow is made of handmade, 100% cotton fabric.
The back side of the pillow is envelope style matching brown fabric in pure cotton.
16×16 inch pillow as shown in the picture listed above. The pillow is made of handmade, 100% cotton fabric.
The back side of the pillow is matching red fabric.
Here I am back with another post on Weddings. We all understand that weddings can be an extraordinarily expensive affair. But there are few ways to cut off your wedding gifts and bridesmaid gifts expenditure. Here are 10 cool ways to minimize your wedding expenditure and still rock the party!
1. Choose something different, yet affordable- choosing gifts for bridesmaid could be a tricky thing. One of my clients, who was looking for bridesmaid gifts for her sister’s Indian theme wedding, ended up buying almost my whole collection of wedding jewelry!!! Why? Just for one reason- all of them were so beautiful but under $20. Yes! that’s true. She bought 20 different earrings made of semi-precious metals and stones. She also purchased 2 pairs of sterling silver anklets.
Here are few pictures of the sold jewelry.
Big size jhumka with black beads and sharp Meenakari
These Jhumkas are made of silver and other mixed metals.
Beautiful Jhumka earrings in gold with blue and red meenakari
2. Being unique is the idea- you might have multiple gift options for bridesmaids and the guests. You can go and buy them at any local store or at an online shop like e-bay etc. But the bad part is that most probably, your guests are gonna know about the actual price that you spent on the gift. Bad… I know So, how can you still make them feel special without spending huge bills!!! Easy… gift them something handmade or from another place. On Etsy, there are many shops where you can find handicraft items at affordable rates. Just go for something nice looking, classy yet well priced.
Trust me, this could be a great gift to someone who is going to start a new life. The Toran brings prosperity, affection in family and looks great when put on a door. This particular Toran comes under $25 budget.
During my designing course, I learnt many shibori and tie-and-dye techniques. I still have them preserved in my portfolio. One of the favorite technique is making check pattern using tie and dye. You too can make a cool looking scarf following this tie and dye tutorial for check pattern tie and dye.
- Fan fold or check tie and dye pattern on a scarf
Fan fold the cloth at equal distance
- Tie it well for a crisp color effect. Now dip it in the pot that has boiling hot dye in it. You can obviously use the easy squeeze on tube dye for dying the fabric. I frayed the edges of the fabric before tying and dipping it into dye.