Indian Chikan work fundamentally comprises of various procedures, in particular cutting, sewing and printing, weaving, washing and wrapping up. Cutting and sewing are finished by the same individual. At that point, printing is embraced with wooden pieces dunked in color. After this, weaving is done, as a rule by ladies. The last stride in the Chikankari weaving work is washing and completing, which may take from 10 to 12 days and includes fading, corrosive treatment, solidifying and pressing. The most well-known theme utilized as a part of Chikan Kari work of Lucknow is that of creepers. Botanical themes, which are utilized either all through the article of clothing or in corners, incorporate jasmine, rose, blossoming stems, lotus, and so on.
The lines utilized as a part of Chikan Kari work of Lucknow are essentially of three classifications, specifically.
- Flat Stitches (Subtle lines that stay near the fabric)
- Embossed Stitches (they give a grainy appearance)
- Jali Work (Created by string pressure, it gives a fragile net impact)