Different cloth is selected and cut according to the measurement needed to bring out the interesting color combinations.
The cloth is been folded in equal length
Then the cloth is been stitched.
The stitching is been tightly completed.
The bright color cloth is been inserted inside the stitched cloth at the place where it is needed.
When the cloth is reversed the beautiful bird shaped cloth is been seen.
The complete shape of the bird is achieved.
Lace is being stitched in hand itself without using machine for stitching.
Later the beads are inserted one by one.
Then the vertically designed hanging is stitched to the horizontally decorative cloth in its corners.
Excess of thread which was used during the time of stitching is been cut by scissor.
Creatively designed toran of intricate pattern is ready to be hunged at the archway of the houses.
The artisan follows the very basic steps to make the beautiful and the variety of torans. Here the Saree borders are taken and cut as per the door width to which the backing fabric of either cotton or silk is stitched to the back side. It is evenly folded twice, thrice or four times as per the choice to attach the string, beads and decorative items respectively.
Some of the decorative items are such as parrots, birds, flowers etc. The birds are made with any fabric material taken to be made as bird, is folded to half in a triangle shape and then cut evenly. It is turned inside out, where on the edges the stitches are given throughout and the beak part cut and stitched separately are attached and the whole thing is reversed leaving behind one part open. Through the open part the woolen or stuff material is filled and stitched to give the final finishing. It is further stitched with the woolen yarn to hang it in the required portions. After every item such as shells, beads etc. that are required is stitched, it is stitched with colorful ribbons to give the border effect.
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