Embroidery designs on sarees have a remarkable capacity to catch the eye of an Indian woman. The emotional need which is deep buried within a woman to decorate her is satiated through embroidered saree . These embroidery designs could be something as simple as chikankari and Kantha or moderate like resham embroidery for instance. When situation demands, the embroidery is detailed using materials like glass, mirror, sequins, beads, stones and precious or semi precious stones. Such designs are usually done with designing expertise which makes the combination of elements more sensible and complementary.
Embroidery designs on sarees done through hand are preferred than those done with through machine. This is so because hand embroidery is more perfect an aesthetic than machine embroidery. The enthusiasm in Indian parties is accentuated by the women who attend the parties with colourful sarees which hold a myriad of embroidery designs. The weight of the fabric is aptly balanced with the embroidery. Light materials like net are usually used for heavy embroidery. Similarly for patch work and appliquÃ©, fabrics like satin and velvet are used in embroidered saree .
Women in the high profile society choose designer wear while others who could not afford designer wear go for cheaper versions like bollywood sarees to look unique and feel special. Embroidery designs on sarees are traditional, modern or fusion styled. Though new designs are arriving they all try to conform to the aesthetic appeal of the fabric. Some women who have a passion for thread work buy plain fabrics and decorate it with their imagination to come out with stunning sarees.