Odisha has a rich cultural and artistic heritage.In due course of history, arts and crafts in Odisha underwent many changes giving an artistic diversity of today in the forms of traditional handicrafts, painting and carving, dance and music.
Pipili of Odisha is situated on the main road of Bhubaneswar to Puri , is famous for designing beautiful applique handicrafts.
The applique work of Pipili is probably most well known handicraft in and around Puri. Each and every family of Pipili are engaged themselves in this applique craft. This is livelihood of most of the people in Pipili.
The Applique Craft involves embroidering and stitching. For attaching the pieces of cloth artisans use straight stitch, satin stitch, blind stitch, or buttonhole...