My Cart

Close

Due to Government restrictions around COVID 19 You may experience delay in delivery.

We regret the inconvenience and request you to please bear with us in this extremely challenging situation.

What to do with your old Sarees?

Written by Yellowfashion.in Trends

• 

Posted on March 19 2014



So all you shopaholics are you facing the same issue as I am? Does your wardrobe look like a godown of Sarees? Sarees that are old and you don’t wish to repeat them, some that are out of trend and you just can’t wear them and some that are a wee little damaged only visible to your sharp eyesight? And with all this you still have a lot more on your buying list?
Ok, so get set and I’ll share a few tips on getting away with these issues and having a whole lot of fun in watching your Sarees transform.


From Sarees to Sarees
• If you have a Saree with an old print and think that it doesn’t fit into the new trend, simply get a new blouse stitched. Plain Sarees go well with shimmered blouses. You can also add a nice heavy lace to the blouse and give it a new look all together.
• Sarees with heavy borders can well be used to stitch Anarkalis or even a Kurti. You can change its look by adding sequences or studs to it. You get quite fancy studs and other embellishments easily available at a fabric accessory shop.
• If you have a Saree with a faded colour, dyeing is a good option


From Sarees to a different attire
• If you have a silk Saree or a cotton Saree get it crushed and you can have a crushed skirt stitched.
• If you have more than one old Saree, than you can get multiple kurtis stitched out of it.
• Give a little twist to your Sarees and turn them into an indo-western outfit. Stitch patilaya, harem pants or you can even have nice funky pants made from them. Team it up with a racer back or a plain top and accessorise it with some junk. Your Saree is here with a new look!
• If you wish to use the whole Saree to get a new outfit, than Evening Gown or a Western Dress is an excellent option. If your Saree colour is black, maroon or on the darker side you can very well use it in the evening, for dinner or a party. If you have a light coloured Saree, opt for a sun dress for your casual outings.


From sarees to accessories
• Traditional Saree look beautiful when made into a bag. If you have a broad zari to your Saree, cut it and make it into a Potli bag. Cluthes also look great made from silk Sarees, or heavy zari work. A good print with a few studs is enough to make a nice clutch.
• You can also make a choker out of your Zari Saree. Wear it with a plain dress to get an elegant look
• Use your lace borders as Bandanas or even belts

From sarees to household objects
• Your old rich sarees can also be used to make cushion covers. It wil add a touch of royality to your house. Also the borders can be used as curtain tie backs.
• Get a nice border, probably a plain one, not very shimmery to make a table mat from your simple cotton saree.

 

Look around, think out-of-the box and see how creative you can get with your saree. if you learn a few more ways to utilize the saree, do let us know.

Comments

4 Comments

  • Excellent suggestion . can I have some suggestion for old salwar Kurtz ?

    Posted by Rachna Das | June 09, 2015
  • Hi.. very nice suggestions. . Can I have someone who can guide me after seeing the saree .. ple as e contact me @ 7709506530

    Posted by nikita jain | August 15, 2014
  • Nice sughestions…keep in touch

    Posted by rashi gupta | March 20, 2014
  • I use my old printed scree to make quilt cover nd fancy saree I mean embroidered sew quilt by tailor inside old cotton saree faded also will do. Because on top is beautiful saree. Present to wedding party .

    Posted by tarranumabedin@yahoo.com | March 19, 2014
Leave a Comment