SUNECO Kantha stitch is an embroidery thread work craft on Sari, Kurta / Panjabi, Churidar and many other garments. Our Kantha stitch is very popular with tourists visiting the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent from all over the world.
Santiniketan, a locality in India is famous for the Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a university town – Visva-Bharati University. The Shantiniketan campus is adorned by splendid sculptures, frescoes, murals, and paintings.
Our embroidered cloth has many uses including shawls, covers for mirrors, boxes, and pillows. In some cases, the entire cloth is covered with running stitches, employing beautiful motifs of flowers, animals, birds and geometrical shapes as well as themes from everyday activities. Contemporary Kantha is applied to a wider range of garments such as sarees, dupatta, shirts for men and women, bedding and other furnishing fabrics mostly using cotton and silk. The varieties are in Cotton dress material, Chicken cotton material, Georgette suit material, Pure Silk, Chanderi Silk, Tussar material, Linen and Furnishing material.
SUNECO modern Kantha-stitch craft is famous for its attractive style created by our many talented artisans. The strength of the craftsmen lies in their skills, understanding of material and their grasp of the design, form and decoration of the products. The craftswomen, who work on the textiles, weaving magical designs, work in the cluster formed by SUNECO with the Non Governmental Organisations as per the scheme of the Government of India. There is a challenge of churning out unique pieces of art in every designer garment.
SUNECO Designing involves artistic skills and the sense of colour combination. The traditional designs are commonly used in various combinations by the designers. Trendy modern designs and also a fusion between the traditional and the modern creations using symbols and lines, are the new innovative styles made by our skilled designers. Our skilled designers are basically the alumina of Kala Bhavana of VisvaBharati.
SUNECO Embroidery: Embroidery is done by the trained craftswomen. They are periodically supervised primarily to maintain the time schedule and the quality of work done.
SUNECO Sample making: Sample making is a compulsory by-product before finalizing any new design. The innovation of new designs demand high knowledge of colour combinations, choice of the right material, and designing. Innovation in design is primarily done by the skilled designers, fashion designers and emporiums.
SUNECO Quality control: SUNECO team is continuously involved to look after the quality control of the whole activities in the cluster. Craftswomen are to ensure the quality of the finished product but also the delivery of the product on time and checking the product in detail to identify areas if unfinished.
SUNECO Finishing involves scrutinizing all parts of the product to check if there is any unfinished parts and defect. If the piece of craft passes the quality test then it is properly washed, ironed and then polished to give it some additional shine.
Moreover the brand value of Santiniketan is, a contender for UNESCO heritage area, Kantha Stitch work attracts a lot of buyers from different parts of the world.