One of the very popular handmade clothes of India are the
patchwork skirts. These pattern skirts are built up with different colored
fabric patches in various shapes- straight sided, basic geometric shapes and
even random shapes. Patchwork tops and shirts can also be found here though
women prefer skirts over patchwork shirts. What is interesting is that these
Indian skirts and shirts
characteristics of the region where they originated. So, a patchwork skirt
made in Rajasthan will have different looks than the banjara skirts made in
Gujarat. Have a look at various patchwork skirts of India- some that have
originated in the country itself and others that have been adapted from
other regions of the world.
Banjara Gypsy Skirt
This is a gypsy skirt from the Banjara Tribe in India. These handmade
, apart form patchwork, are intricately detailed with
embroidery, mirrors, and bead work. A tie closure is accented with beaded or
embroidered tassels to give it a perfect fit. Many of these skirts are made
from vintage fabric. However, the skirts made from other fabrics can also be
Patchwork Ethnic Skirt
This is an
ladies long skirt
- precisely an ethnic skirt in antique cloth. It has
delicate patchwork with embroidery and exclusive heavy golden color tikka
and gotta work all over the handmade cloth. This is a true delight that can
be worn on any occasion!
Jaipuri Patchwork Skirt
This is an
ladies long skirt
mostly long skirts, this particular patchwork skirt from Rajasthan is a
. These wraparound skirts mostly come with a silk lining so that
you can reverse them and wear them with the lining on the outside. That too
This is a unique vintage skirt- a bohemian patchwork skirt in blue
cotton with contrast color patchwork. The multicolor patterns at once make
the personality of the wearer vibrant. What more, the model here has also
worn it as a tube dress or sundress- now that is called the true value of
Patchwork Hippie Skirt
Yet another wrap around patchwork skirt, this time in bright yellow,
red, green and blue patches with tiny prints on them. Do you think anyone
can stay home after wearing this pretty skirt. She is bound to step out for
the world to see her colorful beauty dress!
And yet another gypsy skirt with full flair. This 'so common yet
beautiful' gypsy skirt in black and red floral print cotton patches is sure
very comfortable to wear. Why? Because
cotton skirts and
are always good, they let your skin breathe!
Ethnic Batik Skirt
This is also an ethnic wrap around batik print long skirt in cotton.
This batik skirt in black color becomes all the more beautiful with yellow
and silver flower patterns over the body of the skirt. The broad border at
the hem in batik print really make it a beautiful piece of art!