A mere thought of hand embroidered sarees cheers up any woman into a romantic mood. The special feeling that the hand embroidery designs for sarees exudes in a woman cannot be limited within few words. Both traditional designs and new ones are used in these designs. Traditional designs are used in both vintage patterns and with latest modifications. The designer of the saree who has rich expertise, decides his work based on the colour and the fabric that he is using for this purpose. There are particular designs which work out for particular thread works.
For instance, something that works for chikankari need not work out for resham or kantha embroidery and vice versa. Mirror work, appliquÃ© works and stone works have their own time tested winning formula which would never fail. A clever designer uses his experience to involve new additions and make alterations in the existing design formula in hand embroidered sarees .The use of the saree for party and casual wear also counts in deciding these hand embroidery designs for sarees .
Women all over urban and rural India are passionately involved in hand embroidery designs for sarees because their work gives them a sense of satisfaction and they are as proud as the women who would wear the sarees. Chikankari is very special because of the way in which contrast colour threads spin magic in simple running stitch embroidery in a fabric as humble as cotton. While a newlywed woman needs at least a dozen of hand embroidered sarees , other women should have at least three to four of them.