The western coastline belt of India comprising of Kutch and Saurashtra up to northern Gujarat and the western Rajasthan is one of the richest source of folk embroidery in the world.
Age old English Embroidery completely dedicated to Church in those days.
When embroidery was restricted to Church at some time, It was further spread to making dresses during Elizabethan era.
The most basic, and most useful, item in a seamstress' arsenal. Also makes a great gift, or, sans pins, put in a drawer to make your clothes smell fresh and lovely...