kshandra: Composite image of a sprig of white jasmine and the word Jasmine on a golden background (Jasmine House)
So the new sari I ordered on Monday arrived today.

Close-up of saree pallu

It's half a yard longer than the one I already owned, and was sold with an "unstitched blouse piece," meaning there's an extra 3/4 yard of the fabric at the end with more of the same border trim, intended to be cut off and made into a matching choli; in my case I need all the yardage I can get just to wrap it around myself, so it's staying where it is. If I thought I was going to have the time to go hang out with [profile] 13thfairy or [tumblr.com profile] myrkrida between now and con, I might take the trim off that end and extend it along the bottom hem, but that's all the bit that's going to be on the inner wrap of the skirt, anyway. (I do need to get my hands on some Stitch Witchery, at the very least, as the blouse piece is not hemmed, and I don't want it fraying on me.)

This is SO much nicer than the one I'd been planning to use.

Date: 2017-04-20 11:49 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] myschyf
myschyf: (Default)
That is truly gorgeous!

Date: 2017-04-21 12:12 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] musyc
musyc: Illustration of Solange, cat from 9 Chickweed Lane comic strip (Other: Solange wide-eyed)
SO SPARKLY. *huge eyes* That's going to shimmer fantastically when you move.

Date: 2017-04-21 01:21 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] lilalanor
lilalanor: a pink cupcake (Default)
That's totally beautiful <3333

Date: 2017-04-21 01:54 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] amaebi
amaebi: (Default)
I'm so glad you got better than mere feasibility!

Date: 2017-04-21 04:31 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] baratron
baratron: (grinning)
Picture of sari is terrible. I do not see a cute Kirsten anywhere.

Date: 2017-04-21 06:21 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] digitalsidhe
digitalsidhe: (Ma istalye cenda sina?)
Im tugufovedi! Unte tu tu Avasarala..

Date: 2017-04-21 06:52 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] meepettemu
meepettemu: (Default)
Beautiful :)

Date: 2017-04-21 03:13 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] filkerdave
filkerdave: Made by LJ user fasterpussycat (Default)
That's gorgeous!

Date: 2017-04-21 05:19 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] noelfigart
noelfigart: (Default)
The sari is utterly lovely. I hope you'll want to post some pics wearing it.

Date: 2017-04-23 12:10 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] claidheamhmor
claidheamhmor: (Default)
That is just beautiful.

Date: 2017-04-26 09:17 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] chalice_35
chalice_35: Blue (Default)
That's beautiful!

Date: 2017-04-26 10:49 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] melchar
melchar: kitty from Going Medieval (kitty pouncing)
That is gorgeous - but not half as gorgeous as you are. Hopefully it will look better on you.


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