I found this paisley pattern somewhere on the net. Thought it can be used for kantha[running stitch] work.
I just had to make very small adjustments, to make the pattern symmetrical.
I had a blue[another] blue mangalagiri cotton fabric, I also found a dark blue managalagiri[again] with border,this border I used for sleeves.
Dark blue and half/white colours threads were used for embroidery.
Now for the actual embroidery- the outer pattern of the paisley was worked in dark blue, I have started with half white on the inner pattern in this picture.
These are worked in back stitch with three strands of thread.

kantha paisley on blue tunic-WIP 1

The filling stitch details will be on my next post.