85 Gorgeous Maggam work blouse designs for pattu sarees

For occasions like weddings, women prefer heavy work designer blouses which have a glamorous appeal and give a flattering festive look with pattu sarees. These heavy work blouses use skilled craftsmen to add thread and stonework details on fabric with help of a frame, needle and silky thread. There are many kinds of exquisite work blouses available these days, from mirror work, zardosi, thread work and aari work but the most preferred for special occasions is maggam work blouses as they have the potential to totally transform your saree look.

Maggam work blouse designs have a combination of beads, zari, kundans, and threadwork which are blended beautifully into a pattern of your choice. These blouses involve hand workmanship by karigars so, they dont come cheap and can cost you anywhere between 1000-5000 INR depending on the elaborateness of work. If you have an upcoming wedding in the family or you are a bride to be then you should totally consider a maggam work blouse pattern for a drop dead gorgeous look. Magam work is highly preferred with pattu sarees because these embellishments gel beautifully with the luxe silk fabric giving the desired output for your ethnic ensemble. 

85 Gorgeous and Latest Maggam work blouse designs catalogue to try in 2019 

Maggam work is an expensive and attractive form of art design which is loved by women all over India. These kinds of intricate work blouses look great for occasions like parties, marriages, festivals and even cultural events. There are so many different designs of maggam work blouses available these days in the market that it becomes difficult to zero in on one final design. If you are looking for inspiration or a design reference to show your local karigar then here I bring to you a massive list of
maggam work blouse designs catalogue with images. This will give you a proper idea of what kind of design will suit your taste best.
But, I am warning you in advance, all these designs are amazingly stunning and you may have a tough time picking just one. So, Just scroll down and drool over blouse designs which will make you fall in love. (Please allow the page some time to load as this is an image heavy post, also you can click on image enlarge for more detailed view of the intricate work pattern. )

#1  Fancy U back neck maggam work blouse design with doris

The evergreen classic U back neck blouse design is what works best with maggam work as the simple cut makes for an amazing canvas to showcase the exquisite stone and beadwork. You can try this pattern in any blouse colour and add contrasting stone details for more drama. Finally, add doris and some understated latkan details to bring this blouse style together. 
If you are the traditional kind who is just getting started with maggam work designs then I totally recommend you start with a basic blouse pattern like this and go all out on the embellishment from kundans, to stones and zardosi pick what suits your taste and occasion.

#2 Circle window maggam work blouse

This circle window back neck blouse with embellished edging on cut and the sleeves is a perfect blend of chic and urbane. If you thought maggam work blouses are for the more mature women then you are so wrong. Patterns like this are what the youngsters should opt for for a breezy pattu saree look giving an overall classy and captivating vibe.

#3 Traditional mango details maggam work blouse

This beautiful maggam blouse uses two different sizes of mango patterns as design details. Small green embellished mango motif line one of back neckline while bigger motifs line other side giving a semi scallop style edging to the blouse. You can get this design done on silk or brocade fabric and pair with matching pattu saree for a wedding-ready look. Teaming this blouse with a contrasting coloured silk saree in gold, beige or even green is also an option you can consider. 

#4 Heavy maggam blouse with stonework detailed arm band design

This Blouse with its heavy maggam work is best suited for brides to pair with their wedding or reception pattu sarees. here the blouse has stonework decorating the neckline and the vanki style embellishment on the sleeve makes it stand out looking drop dead gorgeous. The embroidered lotus flower on the border makes for an interesting addition bringing more character to this blouse pattern fit for queens. 

#5 Pot neck maggam work blouses with doris

Pot neck blouses are the most common and comfortable blouse patterns so why not opt for this style of maggam work blouse? These blouses have half sleeves and embellished back neck held together by dori strings and fancy latkans. Team with a matching pattu saree, gajra in hair, kohl-smeared eyes and flaunt your ethnic personality in every form.

#6 Attractive maggam work lotus motif blouse

Lotus motifs is the new trend surfacing in the ethnic fashion scene and you can spot these is lehengas, blouses, suits and even mehndi designs. If you are bored of the usual florals the lotus motfis is a nice variation to try with maggam work designs. You an opt for simple round back cut traditional blouses and get multi colored lotus embroidered with kundan and beadwork combination for a flattering wedding ready blouse design.

#8 Peacock on sleeve maggam blouse

Most heavy work blouses these days have a plan or simple bodice with heavily embellished sleeves. This is a very practical trend as work on sleeves are showcased better with any interruptions like a pallu. Here a U neck blouse has light bel work on neckline and massive maggam work pattern on the sleeves. The highlight in this blouse is the full peacock design done in gold zari with pink stones. The blouse is held together with doris and contrasting pink latkans making for an artistic visual. This maggam blouse is ideal for those high key occasions like weddings of close family members. Even brides can give this style of blouse a try with their pink, gold or blue pattu sarees. 

#9  Kasu and maggam work combination blouse pattern

In combination with regular stone and kundan work you can also try the kasu embellished maggam blouse. These blouses are hot in trend and they give a very classic and exquiste look adding to the charm of your saree. also known as coin blouses, they work well for bridal sarees but you can go for lighter kasu work just on neckline or sleeves to make is wedding guest appropriate too. 
Pro tip: Have simple embellished blouse lying in your wardrobe? Give it a new fashionable spin and get some coin work done on sleeve borders. Pair it with a pattu saree for a revamped look which pops.

#10 Zardosi work blouse with cross stringed open back

The fully stringed back blouse is ideal for women who have worked on their body and want to flaunt it.  Get a blouse like this stitched with ornate zardosi embroidery on back and sleeves which brings a regal touch to this sensuous blouse pattern. 

#11 Designer triangle cut out blouse back design with maggam work

Instead of the usual round, U and pot necks try a geometric back neck design like the triangle cut for your maggam work blouse. You can then get your blouse sleeves, neckline and the cutout border embellished with maggam design of your choice. This style of blouse gives a very modish look and can be reused by pairing with half sarees or even plain lehengas later on. 

#12 Heavily embellished bridal blouse design 

A true work of art is what this red bridal blouse is. A scallop edged circle cut out back lined with mango motifs forms a stunning focus of this blouse while evet inch of the blouse part is embellished making it a fit for queen pattern. I love how linear maggam patterns is used to complement a circle cut and the clip like closure instead of doris lends it more class and oomph. A bit of green stones are added to tackle all the red monotone while the closure has pearl and bead tassels.
Brides who are looking for a drop dead gorgeous red blouse, look no further, here is your inspiration.

#13  Exquisite maggam work on blouse sleeve

Elbow length sleeves are trending these days and you can try a sleeve like this with heavy maggam work for an amazing and exclusive blouse pattern. The border of the blouse is retained and given a more striking look with floral aari work. This blouse with its oversized stone and beadwork is best suited for women who prefer a bolder look. Brides can also give this heavy sleeves work and relatively sober neckline blouse a try for their special day. 

#14 Contrast threadwork and embellishment blouse with scallop edge sleeve

This unique cut out window blouse gives an attractive look and the scallop edging on sleeves add to its awesomeness. I love how orange thread is used in this maggam work blouse to contrast against the blue making for a distinct appeal. You can wear this to any casual outing for effortless style.

#15 Half flower and branched out maggam work pattern blouse

This maggam blouse is a bit different in its work form as the sleeve has a half flower base almost looking like a sun. Branches then emerge from the floral mandala pattern which looks both sober yet enthralling. For younger women, this is a suitable maggam work blouse design as it screams modernity and freshness! 
Style Tip: Pair with braided hair, malli poo and jhumkas. Go easy on makeup and let the blouse be the highlight. Glossy lips and kohl-rimmed eyes with a dazzling smile is all you need.

#16 Delicate zari work blouse pattern with heart tassels

A pink blouse which branched golden zari work makes an ideal choice for marriage. The work is not too simple nor too heavy making it suitable for women from the ages between 20-35 and the pink colour allows it to be contrasted with many different bright coloured festive silk sarees. The back pattern of this maggam blouse design is a simple U but the heart-shaped tassels with couple initials make for an interesting element adding a bit of spice.
Brides can choose this blouse for their special day or you can even try it for romantic occasions like engagement, anniversary party and surprise your other half by wearing his initials on the tassels.

#17  Stunning maggam work blouse sleeve with elephant motifs

Elephants are traditional motifs used extensively in outfits and gold jewellery. You can never go wrong with this motif so, try getting an elephant motif embellished on sleeves which can make a statement of its own. This blouse design is again very rich and ornate which demands a really special occasion like your own wedding to flaunt.
Style Tip: If you like a heavy maggam blouse pattern but it isnt your own wedding then you can still wear it by opting for minimalistic styling. A lightweight silk saree, with simple eye makeup and earrings will look elegant yet sober. You can skip the neck jewellery and hand jewellery to strike a fine balance which looks well put together.

#18  Scallop edged back design with maggam work 

This maggam work design is gorgeous and exclusive where the gold work blends into the blue fabric giving an ornate regal vibe. The blouse back is scallop cut with doris holding it together and the round latkan make this creation more interesting. Pair with matching saree for a mesmerizing roka or engagement look. 

#19  Chandbali inspired embellishments blouse

Jewellery motif blouses are trending these days. Jhumka brocade blouses are pretty popular but you can go a bit fancier and give the chandbali embellished blouse pattern. So striking and fun this pattern is for the younger brigade who wants maggam work but in more sparse forms distributed lightly across the blouse.

#20 Deer and peacock motif on sleeve - Embellished maggam figurines

If you want to ensure that all eyes are on you, then you need to try something really unconventional. Dont be afraid to experiment with motifs if you are a bride to be because this is your big day and you dont want anything normal or simple.  For motifs, you have a lot of options from lotus, elephants, peacocks, and even a deer like on this blouse. This blouse has wide round front neckline but the real attraction is the quirky maggam work sleeves with two deers. A checkered border with peacock motif is also present adding to the drama quotient. 

#21 Ethnic maggam work blouse pattern - classy glam

The crisp and clean workmanship involved in making this blouse is applaud worthy. An abundance of stones and kundan are used in both neckline and sleeves to give a flattering look. The neckline resembles the pot neck design and it shouldnt be difficult to imagine yourself ina design like this if you are the traditional kind. Quite a stunner this purple blouse is and you can pair it with pink, orange, gold or even blue pattu sarees.

#22 Simple maggam work blouse design - Checks and beads on sleeve

A checkered pattern in maggam work looks subtle and classy allowing you to make an effortless style statement. You can try many different variations with the checkered sleeve and keep the neckline plain or opt for a minimal border. Retaining the blouse border is also an option and for more drama opt for contrasting sleeve borders. These blouse designs work well for women to flaunt on special occasions which arent just weddings. 

#23 Multicolor stones maggam work on blouse

Not everyone wants a heavy maggam work blouse especially the younger women in their twenties. If you want something minimal and stylish this pink blouse design with multicolor stonework is an ideal option. The blouse here has work on sleeve and neck borders and a mandala pattern on the blouse back. Haf mandalas are embroidered on the upper sleeve area while small floral motifs are scattered all over the around the blouse giving a contemporary vibe. This blouse is both stylish and comfortable pattern which can hide your bra straps nicely giving a fuss-free look. 

#24 Floral detailed work blouse design - Plain blouse and embellished sleeve

Here is an exclusive maggam blouse design with floral work on the sleeves. The maggam design on sleeves is pretty bold and striking so it makes sense to keep the front blouse area plain. You can opt for a plain bak area too or add some floral maggam designs even there for a graceful look without putting in much effort. This blouse design can be paired with reshmi sarees at weddings, engagement or sangeet events. 

#25 Two-toned thread work with paisleys and florals maggam work 

The blouse design has very distinct maggam work which is a little different compared to the rest of sari blouses featured here. The blouse neckline has geometric cutwork instead of the usual scallop edges and multicolored thread work with zari work weaves an dreamy intricate pattern. If you want to try something different without moving out of your comfort zone then this is a good design to consider. 

#26 Heavy maggam work with multicolor stones

Heavily embellished sleeves in this blouse makes for an attractive picture. the neckline of blouse is also embellished and contrast pink coloured stones are added for more drama. Keeping rest of the blouse plain works well bringing about a sort of balance and adding saas. This is an alluring design suitable for all kinds of special occasions.

#27 Spiral heavy work design maggam blouse for weddings

High back neck blouse designs are the latest trend and this works beautifully for fuller women having heavy bust area. So opt for a covered back neck with spiral maggam work and steal the spotlight at the next wedding you attend. 

#28 Trendy cut out back maggam work blouse for the younger brigade

Opting for fun back cut out like this is a good idea to make maggam work blouse relevant for millennials. If you are a teenager looking to wear a pattu saree with work blouse for even like engagement parties or even a cultural event in college then opt for a blouse style like this. Make sure to add jazzy latkans which can distinguish our outfit from the crowd. 

#29 Simple maggam work blouse with contrasting bow back

This blouse has window cutout and short sleeves which is bordered with intricate embellishment details. he contrasts bow detail at the lower back makes is blouse urbane and extra chic. All you youngsters, you need to try this style at 2019 weddings. This blouse design can also work nicely for lehengas at a mehendi event.

#30 Faux cold shoulder style multicolored work blouse pattern

Cold shoulder is a trend which blossomed last year but the trend hasnt faded yet. You can this embellished cold shoulder illusion type work blouse design which can elevate your entire saree ensemble. In a blouse like this embroidery on silk fabric is done to resemble circular bands on upper sleeve area. Try this with contrast coloured thread work which will pop out more.

#31  Captivating zari leaves overall work blouse for millennial brides

Are you a bride who prefers to wear the conventional red on their big day? Then a blouse like this with captivating gold zari maggam work is a definitely what you should go for. This blouse has all over work and the stand out details comes in the form of dori latkans which are again embellished but have a geometric triangle shape to strike a trend. 

#32 Step cut back maggam blouse pattern with beaded details

 A back step style cutout window blouse with threadwork and golden stone embellishments makes for an amazing partywear blouse pattern. This blouse also has beaded details inside the cut out and sleeve borders adding to the grace of the blouse. 

#33 Multiple peacock motifs blouse maggam work pattern 

Peacock motifs on blouses are a popular and common trend but this blouse takes things to a whole new level by adding multiple peacocks all around the neckline. This kind of maggam design will look good and even over a U cut blouse back pattern with dori tie-ups. The sleeves also have embellishments and a single peacock figurine to add to the visual delight. Pair this kind of blouses with your silk sarees at weddings and make sure to keep your hair tied in a bun or side braid to let the bak neck take center stage without hair blocking its view.

#34 Enthralling floral cut out maggam work blouse back neck design 

A stunning back neck cut work single huge flower design which is beautified with sparkly stone work. This blouse design can suit both mature and young women giving a very sophisticated vibe. Since the bak isnt open and skin exposure is controlled even curvy and heavy busted women can consider this type of maggam blouses.

#35 Gorgeous maggam work blouse with cutwork sleeve details

Cutwork on sleeves is a trendy new take on the cold shoulder. If you are bored with cut sleeves try going for acutwork sleeves which looks chic and this mesh window can be bordered with maggam work. Finish off with maggam embellishment on the neckline in front and back and you have a drool-worthy maggam blouse to carry off with a silk saree. This blouse will work well for brides for their wedding, reception, roka or sangeet events with appropriate colour saree pairing. 

#36 Stylish swirl maggam work with border blouse

If you dont like heavy maggam work design then opt for something simple and eye-pleasing like this branched creeper pattern. This multicolor stonework pattern is done on entire blouse with a sleeve having a border matching the saree. The border isnt left plain here adding to the gorgeous quotient and a peacock is embellished. This blouse though falls into category of overall embellishment is not too heavy on the eyes making it an instant hit with the younger generation. 

#37  Round back cut out maggam work blouse

This is a fashionable almost round window cutout blouse with floral threadwork. If you like your blouses to have more embroidery than stonework then consider this pattern which has a nice balance of threadwork and maggam work. This blouse can be easily paired with pattu sarees but if you are creative enough with proper styling tweaks you can pair it with many other different kinds of designer sarees too.

#38  Unique animal figurines maggam work blouse for a contemporary look

 If boat neck blouses are your thing then go for a blouse like this with delicate work on neckline and deer figurines inside a semi-circular frame on the back of a blouse. This blouse totally artistic in its appeal and requires a highly skilled craftsman to bring it to life.

#39 Checkered maggam work design blouse

Checks are a popular pattern with south Indian saree looks. You can get your blouse embellished in checks style with dual tones on both neckline and sleeves. Checks these days are getting very decorative with motifs being placed inside the checker squares. You can try decorative checks for a more glam approach to reshmi sarees and blouses.

#40 Maggam work blouse with fancy work tassels

Maggam work all over the blouse with heavier and more elaborate embellishments on the neckline and sleeve borders are pretty common and also the most preferred pattern. If you want to stick to this kind of safe style but still want some trendy tweaks try to spruce up the latkan tassels. Many different kind of latkans are available these days which gel perfectly with maggam blouses. Opt for different geometric shaped tassels with maggam work or even get then personalized with your and your special one's initials. Heart tassels are also an option. See design number 16 for reference. 

#41 Latest blouse pattern -  Linear maggam work designs with back jhumka details

If you are bored of floral maggam work on all your blouses then try this simple yet different linear work. Here rows of stones and beads of different sizes are arranged beautifully to form a distinct blouse pattern. The back u neck has a strip holding it together instead of tie-ups but the real show stealer or the jhumka embellishment tassels present on the back and sleeve endings. This design is nothing short of artwork and the best thing is the work is pretty subtle so it wont hit your pocket hard too. 

#42 Collar neck maggam work blouse for silk sarees

A collar neck style is also something you can try for maggam work to pair with pattu sarees. Here the collar and sleeves are attached in a different colour contrasting the blouse bodice giving a very spontaneous look. For winter weddings or indoor weddings, this half collar neck blouse with subtle work will work nicely. sister of brides can consider this pattern to stand out at a marriage. 

#43  Maggam work festive blouse with latkan tassels detail

This blouse design with a pointed window slit has maggam work around the edging of the slit. The cold shoulder sheer slit detail makes for a riveting design detail which is also bordered with thread work. If you have a classic taste then give this blouse design a try and dont forget to add bold and colourful tassels to magnify the delicacy of cutout area. 

#44 Quirky back cutout maggam work blouse with heavy work on one side

Blouses with work on kust the right side is quiete a rage these days and this maggam blouse plays with the trend and makes things more fun by adding a cutout window and peacock motifs. If you like playing with sleeve designs then here this blouse sleeves have a scallop edged cut instead of regular straight ones. 

#45 Sleek Cut out boat neck blouse design - simple maggam work designs

Practical and basic if that's how you prefer your ethnic wear to be then this boat neck blouse is your perfect match. Here the boat neckline is embellished along with the borders of the sleek cutout back. The sleeves have relatively more elaborate work with peacock figurines. This blouse has a more breezy and lightweight feel to it and can be paired with heavier sarees for a festive or even light or plain sarees for a more simple occasion outfit.

#46 Playful square but cutout maggam work blouse pattern

Circle cutouts are boring so try a square cutout this festive season. With a boat neckline and square cutout this looks like one of the most trendy blouse patterns at the moment. The cut out, neckline and sleeve borders have embroidery work and tiny kundan flowers grace the rest of blouse area looking spectacular. Total love. 

#47 Asymmetric cut with side dori tie up work blouses

This experimental back cut blouse with tie-ups on wide makes for an intriguing design detail. To add to the attractiveness branched maggam work borders the slit area. This blouse is strictly for the younger crowd having a well toned back to show off. 

#48 High neck blouse with geometric and linear maggam work 

Earlier women preferred deep neck blouses for silk sarees but trends are fast evolving and closed neck blouses are gaining a lot of popularity these days. The most common closed round neckline blouses are brocade ones but you can try something new and distinct like a high neck blouse with maggam work. This blouse here has high closed round neckline which is further enhanced by diamond-shaped maggam deisgn in contrasting pink stones. Also linear stonework is done all over the blouse instead of the regular sitara or floral work. 
This blouse neckline makes it a versatile option and you can pair it even with lehengas half sarees. If you plan to wear your sarees in different modern saree draping styles like the ulta drape, dhoti drape or a carry your pallu around drape then this blouse is an ideal pick.  

#49 Latest maggam work framed flowers blouse

Tiny little frame like maggam work details with branched florals in it. How quirky does that sound? Well if you dare to be different then go all out and hit it out of the park with this maggam design blouse which anything but traditional. For all those silk sarees and events requiring a modern styling, this blouse is an amazing pick. Let the blouse steal the spotlight by keeping the styling simple and basic. Understated earring, subtle makeup and a contemporary bracelet should do the trick.

#50 Classic puff sleeve blouse with embellished neckline

If you want the evergreen puff sleeve blouse then add maggam work to the neckline and you are ready to own a traditional silk saree look. For a more modish appeal opt for puff sleeves with a bigger border and pearl eding on sleeves.

#51 Heavy work blouse with bejeweled cold shoulder

Cold shoulder is a trend which is most probably here to stay. Maggam work looks amazing with cut sleeves as the contrast of bare skin peeking out from an embellished blouse is striking. You can add embellished chain and jhumka details to the cold shoulder cut to make it look more bridal and ornate. Brides who want to add a contemporary touch to their south Indian saree looks need to definitely check this design out. 

#52 Boat neck blouse with multicolour work details

A full blown heavy work multicolour blouse like this is a must-have for every saree lover women's wardrobe. at times when you cant decide which blouse to pair with your silk saree, you can just grab this multifaceted blouse having a boat neckline. the blouse hemline has beaded edging which also adds to the overall allure. This blouse can also work well with lehengas for a stunning look for wedding related functions. 

#53 Sheer stunner - Maggam work netted blouse design 

Netted blouses are best for women who dont like skin show but want a bit of exposure to look youthful and chic. This blouse is also a well admired and popular pattern with south Indian wedding guests. You can try many different maggam work styles with a blouse like for spectacularly classic appeal. Maggam sleeve and neckline borders with light work over the netted area is the best way to go and you can also add a big motif on netted panel for a stand out element approach. 

#54 Elegant maggam work long sleeve blouse

Awe-inspiring and regality is what this long sleeve blouse with maggam work all over exudes. Most blouses with long sleeves come with deeper necklines but this blouse dares to break the rut and opts for a fairly higher neckline which works in its favour adding to the charm. Every women of any age or size can fearlessly flaunt this blouse but if you find this pattern a tad bit too stuffy or covered opt for sheer sleeves in same colour with maggam work on it. 

#55 Maggam magic -Catchy leaf cut back neck blouse

This leaf cut out blouse with well crafted maggam work an help you achieve the perfect ethnic look in a silk saree. Brides can choose this design for their big day to ensure all eyes on you.

#56 Cold shoulder maggam work blouse pattern

Another pattu saree blouse idea is the netted back blouse design like this one with cold shoulder sleeves. The idea of having a netted back with cut sleeves is something new and it is surprising how well it works. opt for a single big motif on netted area with maggam work border on sleeves, sheer neckline and half cold shoulder edging too. If you looking for a blouse pattern which is stylish and fun turning into the talk of the town, choose this.

#57 Palki back cut with jhumkas - Latest maggam work blouse for brides

Use the exceptional maggam work art to showcase the important rituals of a wedding on the back of a blouse like this. Here a baraat procession is embroidered and embellished with jhumka details to make for an enthralling bridal blouse pattern which people will talk of for months after the event. 

#56 Traditional U back with leaf motif maggam blouse

Maggam work blouses have lot of embellishment detailing on neckline and sleeves to give you a very party read look and in this blouse a big embellished leaf is also added to the back area to elevate the glam value. This is blouse pattern can flaunt when going to attend a party or it can even work for festivals like diwali.

#57 Maggam blouse with pointed U neck and doris - Princess cut back neck design

Turn a simple saree look into a mind-blowing one without putting much effort by pairing it with a maggam work blouse. Get a blouse stiched with the neckline of your choice like a princess neck here and surround the area with intricate maggam work. Dont miss the sleeves and for more co-ordinated pairing add borders with came with your saree to the blouse sleeves. Finish off with subtle maggam stone flower details all over the blouse and also the sleeve borders and you are ready to steal all limelight at any event you attend.

#58 Embellished maggam blouse with tiny heart details

Heart motifs on blouses are always welcome to add a special touch to occasions like weddings, roka or anniversary parties. Here the blouse has a webbed maggam pattern on sleeves and the neckline border is embellished with blue hearts with stonework around it. Don't miss the latkans of this blouse which again have hearts on it enhancing and adding grandeur to the pattern. 

#59  Pan back cutout blouse 

#60 Back and sleeve full peacock motif embellishment blouse

The circular frame with maggam peacock motif inside is very unique which we dont see everywhere yet it is traditional enough for anyone to carry off. The contrast between the purple of the blouse and the sparkly green work is a visually appealing and when paired with a green pattu saree it is going to be a truly mesmerising sight. The boat neckline gives it a modern blend and will totally suit women with a slender long neck and broad shoulders. 

#61 Classy and simple maggam work on blouse

Simplicity works most of the times even for occasions like weddings, you just need to style with a bit or care. Blouses in bright colours with colored stone and maggam work just on borders give an attractive look appropriate for even big events and occasions.

#62 Floral maggam design work on sleeves and neckline

Wearing maggam blouse with a pattu saree is the epitome of sophistication and elegance but it is important to keep things understated to bring about an effortless glam vibe. This maggam blouses uses more of threadwork and less of stonework to give you a more sober look in suitable for all occasion with appropriate styling tweaks.

#63 Bridal heavily embellished blouse with maggam work 

For bridal blouses if you dont to experiment with cuts or new trends then opt for a classic cut neck pattern like U, V or even a square neck and get it heavily embellished. The overall embellishment on blouse bodice and sleeves is enough to give it an ornate and elaborate look fit for an occasion as big as your own wedding. This Blouse pattern also makes for a good trousseau addition as it will never go out of style and is very suitable for new brides to attend post marriage dinner parties at extended relatives homes.

#64 Heavy maggam work blouse with contrast sleeves

If you are bored of one toned heavy work blouses then opting for contrast coloured sleeves is also an option. Here a red blouse with pot neck and doris is attached with green blouse having checks maggam pattern and a golden sleeve border bring the blouse together. The contrast sleeves here lends it ample poise and grace giving a fresh appeal.

#65  Scallop edged cut out blouse back with maggam work and jhumka tassels

Not just maggam work but even a back neck design can help you steal the spotlight when carrying off an ethnic pattu saree. Here the back neck pattern has an appealing back window cutout embellished with pretty popular floral stonework which grabs attention in a jiffy. If that wasnt enough jhumkas are also added in a tassel-like row to make the cutout the highlight of your look.

#66 Understated elegance - Minimalistic maggam work blouse

A classic deep neck blouse with elbow length sleeves and minimal mesh style maggam work will make you look attractive in any occasion. This blouse is something you should consider for non-wedding related events as very heavy blouses can look very gaudy and out of place at events like family dinners, cultural events and birthday parties. For all those low key events like a date with your special one., this blouse fits in perfectly.

#67 Maggam work with full peacock embroidered image on the back

Back patterns are what karigars concentrate on for doing maggam work. Here the blouse back starts off with a U neck but a peacock motif cut ends it looking tasteful and classy.  This blouse is simple yet catchy because of the peacock mtif and when paired with a silk saree it can easily get you counted as one of the best-dressed without trying too hard.

#68 Silk cold shoulder maggam blouse with bow back 

Love the cold shoulder saree blouse trend? Then get a silk blouse stitched with cut shoulder embellished sleeves. This blouse has a more modest look but the contrast bow back tie-ups adds to its modern vibe making it a super hit with millennials.
Pro tip: You can try this blouse pattern even with your lehengas for pre-wedding functions. 

#69 Two-tone blouse design with pleated sleeves and light embellishments

If you are not a fan of heavy work on blouses then it is best to play around with colours. This two tones blouse with pleated sleeves is visually appealing and the subtle maggam work on neckline and blouse back gives an understated elegance vibe. You can pair this kind of blouse with heavier sarees or just pair with a pattu saree and go bold with makeup and accessories. For low key events like family functions or dinner parties, this blouse could be your ideal match. 

#70 Peacock and mango pattern maggam blouse back design

This fancy blouse back design is a combination of thread work and stone work and the beautifully embroidered peacock is what will be the focus here. The cutout portion above the peacock motif is another striking detail and when aired with matching saree this will be a natural show stealer. 

#71 Cutwork Lotus back neck design 

This usual cutout window has a lotus motif intersection looking absolutely resplendent. The maggam work here is intricate yet sober giving a royally flattering appeal. at the next wedding, you attend wear a blouse similar to this with matching pattu and it is going to be a reflection of your sharp personality.

#72 Sheer back round cutout maggam blouse

If you want to give a modern touch to your traditional pattu saree then you have to try a girly and contemporary maggam work blouse pattern. This blouse with a full sheer back and round cutout window is equal parts sensuous and delicate. Opt for maggam embroidery of your choice and pay special attention to the saree pairing. You can find many new age pastel silk sarees which will look pretty with this blouse. If the whole sheer with cutout design looks a tad bit too bold for you then add elbow length sheer sleeves and you are sorted. 

#73 Regal cutwork boat neck maggam blouse 

For a rich wedding-ready look try a high back neck maggam work blouse with cutwork details. This kind of blouse suits women of all ages and sizes and can look amazingly regal and royal. You can add maggam work even to sleeve area or just go with whole border sleeve which can bring in an enticing balance. Remember to pin your hair up in a bun to allow the blouse back to be visible completely. 

#74 Striking heavy work blouse design with pearl chain embellished cut out

Another stunning blouse which is really ornate and regal in its appeal making it ideal for brides to wear on their reception day. This blouse has shorter sleeves and a cutwork back which is embroidered in contrasting blue thread and then edged with aari work. the whole blouse itself has a sparkly checkered pattern of maggam work but the real attraction in this design is the embellished chain hanging at the back slit. Wear this at your own  or a close relatives reception party with pattu saree and watch all heads turn to you. 

#75 Netted back neck maggam work blouse pattern

Cutwork netted back blouse design is going to look exceptional anyway but when you add some maggam work details to it then it will turn into an instant head turner. This blouse is chic and feminine all thanks to its sheer back detailing and works best for the younger brigade who want to avoid over the top bling and heavy work.  This blouse can be paired with silk sarees and also net or lace sarees for a party ready look. 

#78 Diamond window back neck blouse with  minimal subtle maggam work on  right side

Not everyone likes heavy blouses with maximal work. For all you minimalistic fans try this blouse with a diamond shape back cut out with button closure and work on the right side. The sleeves are also embellished in this blouse but the left part of blouse is kept plain which gives a trendy vibe.

#79 Long sleeve maggam blouse

Long sleeves blouses are a good idea if you are considering work blouses as they provide ample opportunity for more intricate work to be displayed. Opt for sheer full sleeves with maggam work for a unique and hatke silk saree look.

#80 Peacock feather motif maggam bridal blouse

Forget peacock motifs try the peacock feather motifs which makes for an amazing twist and are truly aesthetically appealing. If an overall embellished blouse look too excessive to you then try keeping one side on the blouse back plain. Here a diagonal line is made using stones and the left area is left plain which looks modish and also brings about a nice balance to the whole design pattern.

#81 Chic dual toned maggam blouse with netted back 

This blouse is given a contrasting pink netted back panel for a lovelier look. The whole dual toned effect is nothing short of sophisticated glam and is an elegant choice, I must say. Minimal maggam work allows you to wear this blouse to any occasion of your choice be it something really big like a wedding or a low-key family affair. 

#82 Scallop edge window blouse back neck design

MAggam blouse design here is given a scallop edge cutout window at the back and sleeves are of different colour adding to the visual splendor. The maggam work is catchy and restricted to cutout and sleeve borders while the rest of the blouse remains plain making it a great choice for women who are looking to make an effortless style statement. 

#83  Collar neck maggam design elegant blouse with potli buttons

Collar neck blouse designs actually are hot in trend and the pairing with pattu sarees can seem a bit odd but with proper styling, this could be a total winner.  This collar neck maggam work blouse comes with potli buttons row and heavy embellishments all over the blouse balanced out with a plain triangle patch on the neckline. The sleeves have a  pleated puff look exuding every bit of royalty. This blouse actually can work well with many other kinds of sarees like net sarees, chiffon sarees and can be paired with lehengas too.

#84  Coin work and maggam embellishment combination blouse

Kasu aka coin embellishments can also be added to maggam work for a fashionable twist. This will look eye-catching and beautiful. Opt for a pattern like this in a bright colour like red or pink if you are a new bride. But for more mature women you an experiment with colours and go for similar work to look age appropriate.

#85 Exquisite maggam work blouses for the traditional pattu saree look

This conventional cut maggam work blouse is an evergreen classic and wont go out of trend ever. The work on this blouse is a combination of floral and peacock motifs and the tassels is also something catchy looking like a mandala flower. you can wear this blouse with similar colored pattu saree or get a bit more creative and try colour contrasting trick. Best colour pairings which work with a purple blouse are green, pink, blue golden and beige. 

Tips for choosing the right maggam work and blouse deisgn for your festive pattu sarees:

  • Maggam work is exquisite and expensive handwork so it is important to choose a design pattern carefully. Proper care in selecting a maggam work design can actually help you save costs yet give you a graceful look.
  • You can opt for luxurious fabrics like velvet or silk which have a shine of its own so even light maggam work will make it look grand and ornate. Even brocade is a fabric you can consider if you want to save costs on maggam work.
  • Embroidery and embellishment work can itch from inside if  not lined properly so make sure to ask the tailor to line the blouse properly. Or better still get your maggam blouses stitched from reputed boutiques or designers as this is a special occasion garment.
  • Maggam work blouses are all handmade so you can easily get it customized when getting it made. Adding personal touches makes your blouse unique and timeless especially if you are a bride. For customization, you can try motifs which are of importance in your love story, or just go with your and your special ones initials. 
  • You dont have limit maggam work to back neck and sleeves , you can even consider getting the whole front area of blouse embellished. This is especially important if you plan to wear your saree in a different modern way like the front pallu drape. ( refer design number 48, 52 and 54)


Special occasions demand a little extra glam and maggam work blouse designs are a perfect fit. Now that you have had a look at this long list of blouse designs with maggam work suited for pattu sarees, you can make your pick keeping all options available in mind. Whichever your blouse choice make sure you get the perfect fit as even a simple and basic cut blouse looks amazing when it fits you like a glove. If putting on weight in the near future is what you are worried about then ask your tailor to stitch the blouse by leaving about an inch fabric inside which helps in loosening it whenever the need arises. 
Also with a maggam blouse go for attached cups which makes sorts out most of your innerwear hassles giving you a comfortable yet stylish look and you an roam around heck free in any efunction or party , no worries of bra straps playing peek-a-boo. 
What are you waiting for? Head to your trusted tailor and get your dream studded blouse made ASAP!

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