Mukaish is a type of embroidery done in the capital of Uttar Pradesh i.e. Lucknow. This embroidery has been and still is used widely to enhance the beauty of a chikankari garment. This type of embroidery involves twisting thin metallic threads to create patterns all over the fabric. Although the most common pattern is dots, other patterns are also created in Mukesh work. Mukesh work transpired as a way to beautify chikankari embroidery. This work is done usually on chiffon and georgette fabrics.
FABRIC: Georgette is a sheer fabric and is traditionally made from silk.This fabric looks thin and is lightweight in nature. It is strong and more durable. Since this fabric has draping property it is not easy to sew it. Using of needles on this fabric spoils the fabric material by leaving needles holes on the material. So avoid using pins on this fabric.
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