I found this printed material in cotton and immediately bought it. It was wonderful for a patiala salwar.
The bold print was not ideal for tunic, for which I bought plain soft cotton in majenta.
I wanted a simple yoke pattern to stitch white stones. The pattern-
I used 4 strands of plum colour cotton skein for the embroidery and medium size white stones for embellishment.
If I had used some white perle cotton, it would have made the embroidery stand out, but the fabric being cotton may run and with this dark colour, I did not want to take the risk.
The tailor did a good job on this set and it looks lovely.