#70 Venukagundaram Drape – traditional

So this video is from the lovely people at border&fall who have completed a huge anthology of over 80 drapes. You can see all of the drapes here…thesariseries.com or here… on Youtube 🙂 their videos are super clear and straight forward. All the drapes are traditional but they use modern blouses and other accessories with…

#68 Pullaiyar Style – traditional

For this drape I made 6 pleats in the very beginning, and in the end if you don’t have enough to make the belt you can leave draping like a cape 🙂

#67 Telugu Brahmin Style – traditional

This one is interesting. Its more like a dhoti than any of the other pants style saris and it kind of pulls up on the right side. You’ll have to play with that if you want the legs to be even in the back.

#66 Bihari Drape – traditional

This drape is similar to the Gujarati drape but has a flavor and look all its own. I thought it might be frumpy when I first wore it but I ended up loving it. Definitely one of my all time favourites.  

Dare 2 Drape Week 1 #dare2drape

Currently I am participating in a seven week viral campaign hosted by Triveni Sarees. Every week I have to use a different sari and a different drape. You can read all about it here. Below is my first drape and you can check out the other people participating @ dare2drape.org. Have fun! Wear a Sari!

#55 Settu Mundu 2 – traditional(kerala)

There are two styles with the name Settu Mundu. This one I am calling “Settu Mundu 2” I believe the other one (#45 on my blog) is the more traditional of the two. Basil(one of my readers) provided me with a very awesome link to a video of ladies dancing in competition with this style(Settu…

#53 Kappulu – traditional

For this one I put a pin in the informal pleats on the shoulder because this sari is one of those terribly slippery silk ones. It won’t stay on my shoulder for nothing. The Kappulu drape is from Andhra Pradesh. It is for a 7 yard sari, but you could do it with a 6…