During the one-year duration of “Surface Ornamentation Techniques (Embroidery)” trade, a candidate is trained on Professional Skill, Professional Knowledge and Employability Skill related to job role. In addition to this, a candidate is entrusted to undertake project work, extracurricular activities and on-the-job training to build up confidence.
In the beginning the trainee learns to identify and use embroidery tools with safety precautions in order to prepare basic sample hand stitches (Temporary & permanent stitch); learns to describe & use different types of tracing method carbon paper, tissue paper, tracing paper, water soluble pen, tracing box (light box), hot pressing and wooden block method. He/she is able to demonstrate the basic embroidery stitches flat, loop, crossed, knotted and prepare article; draw, create & place free hand designs with Scribble, Geometrical, Cut Paper or Signature method; state & identify the color wheel, describe various types of color, color schemes & use these color schemes in different jobs, demonstrate the Enlarged & Reduced forms of design. The trainee also learns to decorate garment’s part with a suitable Embroidery design; identify, operate the Zig-Zag machine embroidery parts, demonstrate set the machine for embroidery. make samples with running stitch, running shade, satin, cording, back stitch. Identification and rectification of defects; Decorate a cushion cover with embroidery design using Zig-Zag Machine.
Later the trainee is able to develop the different design for the garment components: sleeves yokes, neck, cuffs; prepare frame fitting for hand aari; demonstrate locking, starting and finishing of the aari chain stitch, with factual knowledge of different types of materials & stitches; prepare samples or coaster through straight, curved & sequence lines; decorate a sari by Hand aari method with sequence work; prepare the sample of drawn & pulled thread, Assisi, Cut, Swiss, shadow work with quality concepts. The trainee develops the skills to prepare the sample of phulkari of Punjab, kantha of Bengal, kasuti of Karnataka, chikankari of Luckhnow, kashida of Kashmir, chamba of Himachal, kutch of Karnataka with quality concepts; prepare the sample of single and double cane weaving, fancy net with lazy daizy, cross stitch, circle and button hole network with quality concepts; prepare the sample of simple ,cut and felt applique work with quality concepts; layout of frock, ladies kurta, gents kurta and toper. The trainee learns to estimate the costing of garments; develops various hand aari design with the help of accessories; recalls and prepare combination of zig-zag machine stitches and work style with the applique & satin, cording & stem, stem & satin, running & satin, shade &satin etc.