How To Rework Your Old Saree

1. Desi Pant Suit Combo

What says ‘Boss Woman’ more than a power suit? A desi power suit! Ditch everything boring and strut in a power suit made from your old sarees! Add a little extra oomph to your outfit by styling it with a statement neckpiece and a bold lip.

2. Kimono Jacket

Imitate those beautiful Japanese kimonos but this time, make it desi! Use the pretty printed sarees locked away in your closet to create a flowy kimono jacket. A perfect addition to your closet to wear over your western outfits.

3. Lehenga  

An outfit perfect for thumkas at every shaadi. A lehenga is a 2 or 3 piece outfit made with a floor-length skirt, blouse or crop top and a dupatta or a jacket. With a soft and flowy chiffon saree or a heavy banarasi one, you could create the perfect lehenga. Use the decorated pallu for the blouse. You can spice it up by adding borders and sequins to the skirt.

4. Kurta  

Found that beautiful brocade saree and stuck with thinking about how you can reuse it? Create a beautiful brocade straight kurta for those office parties or haldi ceremonies. With the gold or silver zari work, fine silk embroidery, stand out from the crowd wearing a DIY kurta.

5. Accessories and Decor  

You can also make quick and easy decor items with the leftover fabric of your saree. Here are a few things you can do. 1. Starting with curtains and pillow covers. A simple and quick DIY that doesn’t need a lot of stitching expertise and effort. 2. Scrunchies, hair ties or hand bands can be made from the leftover scraps of all your other DIYs.