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Pachis Work

                    "Pachis work", Its very simple and gives rich effect. So in this post let me talk on Pachis embroidery. It is same as, base stitched worked in kutch work using herringbone method. Here instead of filling base stitch, cross stitch is worked. Observe below picture.

Pachis work

                     Start at point 1 then go on 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 8, as shown in above picture. Once herringbone stitch is worked, later work cross stitch on herringbone stitch as shown in above picture starting at point 1, then go on 2,3 and 4.

                One tip to remember is, while working continuously, each tip should match exactly to each other as shown in below picture.

Pachis work

                Earlier in my post i had worked " Mantap" kutch design. With same design with little alteration, i have worked pachis embroidery.

Pachis work
Pachis work

Pachis work

                     Now bit comparison, same design but different work. Kutch work and Pachis work.

Kutch work and Pachis Work comparision

                  Even backside of worked fabric has beautiful pattern.

Backside of work


  1. Beautiful work. you have done a great job. I especially love the comparing picture. It gives a total view of this idea.

    1. Thanks Chitra, yes without comparison this post would have been incomplete

    2. Very nice especially the comparison, I shall definitely try this needle work.

  2. Thank you Usha, Please do share your work !!!!!

  3. hi...its so nice...can you share he design please

    1. Thank you Vamsi, i already have shared this pattern follow the link you shall find the pattern named as Mantap.


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