Applique & Patch Work of the Banni area in Gujarat
Gujarat appliqu? is based on the patchwork. Various coloured and patterned fabric is cut into different shapes and sizes. These pieces are then sewn together on fabric having plain background. The appliqu? work of Gujarat is manly done on household use items. Dazzling motifs of birds and animals can be seen in bright colours. The stitching of the patterns is not hidden, infact, it is done with gaudy shades and adds to the art.