One of the most prominent methods to decorate any fabric is to get them
printed. Printed Sarees have won lot of appreciation in the fashion market.
Available in various styles, patterns and colors, the printed saree is soft
and classy in looks. Printed sarees give an attractive look to anyone who
wears it. Printed sarees are suitable for all kinds of occasions.
Fabric in Printed Saree
Printed sarees generally look good in the following types of fabric
- Handloom etc.
Printed sarees have a lot of interesting patterns like
- Abstract prints
- Ornamental designs
- Patola print
- Polka dot print
- Kantha print
- Jaal printed
- Meenakari printing
- Tye and dye prints like Bandhej, Bandani, Lehriya, Batik and so on.
Various methods of printing like direct printing, resist printing and
screen-printing are practiced in India. In a method called Kalamkari, the
cloth is painted by using a pen with dyes and mordants. This method is
widely popular. The discrete art that is visible in the Kalamkari print
sarees is the art found nowhere else but in India.
Printed sarees can also have these popular and classic designs with an
array of detail work like embroidery, patti, mirror, zori and sequins work.
Some states have developed its own motifs for printed saris, based on the
folk tradition of the area as well as its textile weaves. Delicate prints on
a printed sari, gives a delicate look.