Hool Stitch of Chikan Embroidery
What is a Hool Stitch?
A fine detached eyelet stitch describes the meaning of ‘Hool’ stitch. In this stitch, a hole gets punched in the fabric, and the threads get teased apart. It is then held by small straight stitches all around and worked with one thread on the right side of the fabric. It can also be worked with, six threads and often forms the centre of a flower.
The technique of Creating Hool Stitch
A hole is punched in the fabric to pull apart the threads. It is then held by small straight stitches all around and worked with one thread on the right side of the fabric to hold the threads tightly in place (Plate 6 a-b). It can be worked with six threads and often used to design the heart of the flower.
Ada Chikan & Hool Stitch
Ada Chikan introduces you to the finest of craftsmanship dedicated to the royal era of Awadhi culture. The beauty defined by the impeccable artistry of chikankari is aesthetically laid out on these fine piece of chikan embroidery encompassing the very fine ‘Hool’ stitch.
An heirloom-worthy chikankari dresses, these pieces have an exquisite and intricate combination of ‘Hool’ stitch amalgamated with varying designs and fabrics.
Oozing with style and panache, these chikankari dresses detailed with authentic chikan embroidery formed by the hool stitches is a tribute to the artwork practised in the city of Lucknow.