Why Hand Embroidery?

Who would have thought that a process that was used to mend, patch, tailor and reinforce cloth would lead to the art of hand embroidery for what we now consider haute couture? Definitely not me. My earliest memory of hand embroidery was learning the art from my mum as she and my aunts would sit around with their wooden hoops and colored threads, drinking tea and engaging in everyday conversations.

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Shruti Thundiyil