Friday, December 31, 2010


Now the time is 3.30 p.m count down hours started to  say bye to 2010 and welcome 2011.

Wishing everyone a Happy , Prosperous and be Healthy for the coming year

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Small Crochet Pieces


For past few days  I was playing with crochet hook and shuttles.I have done one sling bag and Nima helped me in this.Thank u Nima  

I have tried one Bookmark from crochetroo
And some granny squares,it is very interesting to do granny squares because of it various colours and easy also
I dont know what to do ,bag or shawl or something else, but I decided to keep on working in this from left over threads

And some tatting pieces


Tuesday, December 21, 2010


MIXTURE (White Mixture or Maida Mixture)


Maida ½ kg


Ajwain 2tsp

Oil 1ltr (steam maida in a pressure cooker without water for half an hour)


groundnut 25g

uraddal powder 2tsp

rice powder 2tsp



In the boiling water put Ajwain for 5 min.,

Mix Maida,salt and Ajwain water 2 teaspoon oil

Make it as chappathi dough

press it in Ompudi design plate.


Mix maida and salt prepare this dough as Bajji doughand pour this inti Boondhi plate


Mix maida,salt 2 teaspoon urad dal powder 2 teaspoon rice powder make this as chappathi dough and rub in boondhi plate

Put 25 gms of cashew and groundnut in microoven for 2 minutes


Mix all together add white pepper powder and curry leaves.

For groundnut remove the skin.

Please note:In a new cloth put maida and in cooker pour water in bottom and put the maida in a vessel for ½ hour in a medium flame




Maida ½ kg

Butter 25g
New Comb

Suger ¾ kg for syrup

Food colours

Rose and Vanilla Essence

Mix Maida ,Butter and divide into four equal parts
Add colours for this four parts
Prepare small balls and with comb rub that small ball it will come as a sankh shape
put all this into low flame oil
Put sugar with water and prepare syrup(for 1 cup sugar add half cup water)
Put all the fried sankh shape balls in suger syrup,add essence
After 5min., take all balls into a separate plate.

Sugar Syrup _____Half string consistency

Wednesday, December 15, 2010


Once in a year in my Apartment they conduct Food Competition in our ladies club.This year the title is Maida.I have prepared  White Mixture or Maida Mixture and I got First Prize in it.I made sweet item also it is called Gems.The pictures  are below,

Thursday, December 2, 2010


I have got second prize for this Embroidery in a competition held in July .Coats India and Snegithi both have organised for workshop in July.The picture came in Snegithi Magazine also.

Mirror Work

Only one stitch--Herringbone

Closed Buttonhole,Running and Chain


Machine Embroidery

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Chemanthy Stitch--Kurti

This is my daughters plain kurti and I did chemanthy stitch and feather stitch.

I learned this from  Lakshmi s blog .I used double colour black and white silk thread .

Friday, November 19, 2010


When I was young( school going girl ) I learned crochet a little bit (SC) from my neighbour and afterwards I forgot about crochet.Now my interest is on crochet and i got this inspiration from Ninu.I have learnt these cute flowers through Ninu.THANK YOU Ninu.
I attached this flowers in my daughters Kurti.I have used cone thread for this.

I have some left over wools  And I tried grannys square and yet to finish.Here the first three rounds.

I have to buy some wool to match this and continue
and I myself tried one doily
And  I tried strawberry from Nima and here it is.
THANK YOU Nima.I think I have to practice a lot to get perfection.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sprats Head Tutorial

This stitch is similar to Crows foot stitch.It is very easy and we can work this as a single motif or

as a border for sarees ,Kurtis and dupatta etc.,In my earlier post (Apron) I used this stitch as a

single motif.Here I have used cone thread.I have given a simple tutorial as much as I can

Please leave your comments,It will boost me further.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

PatchWork Saree

      Finally I finished the Patchwork on Saree.I used Buttonhole stitch to attach the piece and used sequins for decoration.With the same cloth stitched border and also blouse.It is a double colour saree,so it looks like green as well as red.I used the sequins only for the Pallu part.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aari------Round Stand

Some of my friends mailed me to show the picture of Aari stand.Here it is.It is very easy to work  with,we can  place it anywhere to our convenience.

And the needle for this is,

Sunday, October 3, 2010

ON THIS DAY --October 2nd

Yes,Gandhi Jayanthi Day.12 years back I had a son on this day,all our relatives named him as Gandhi and we named him as SriRam.He had a vit.K deficiency and a severe fever when he was 5 months old,we treated him well but of no value.Just I want to share this with u all so I am writing all this.
O.K., For the past few days I went to my Mom"s place and there is no computer to browse and while coming back had viral fever notonly me the whole family.Now slowly all are getting normal.My daughter is in 10th and she is having exams this monthend I have to sit with her for sometime so no time to stitch but I will post craft item which will take less time to do and finish the work.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Bouquet of Flowers with Brazilian Embroidery

Here I am posting some more pictures of Brazilian Embroidery and the finished project.
Thanks to all those who have given comments which has motivated me.
Thanks to Deepa for blogging my post.