Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs 642
you can buy this Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs and print your own fabric and papers.
We design, make, and sell our own wooden printing blocks, for block printing onto fabric,
papers, clay, and mixed media art products. Block Printing is an ancient Indian printing
Our wooden printing blocks are all hand-carved in the traditional Indian method, in India.
The art of Wooden
Block Printing is a printing technique or process that has survived somehow
from ancient times to the present.
There have been claims by several countries having block
printing originated/developed in their country but several pieces of evidence have been found in
India from ruins of ancient civilizations which date back thousand years.
For Example Scraps of clothing found in the ruins of Mohenjo Daro, provide evidence that block printing was practiced
in India in 3000 BCE.
Since the 12th century, the art of Block Printing has flourished. The artistry flourished further
with the receivable of royal patronage. Rajasthan and Surat in Gujarat became the important
trading centers of printed textiles particularly in Block Print art.
Today Block Printing has gained
new heights by reaching the different corners of the world. Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs
is one of them.
How to Create Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs
Wooden block printing is a typical process and takes time. The printers use several wooden
printing blocks to complete a design. The process of block printing begins with the wooden
Woodcarvers carve designs into wood planks/blocks. The top of the wooden
printing block has a handle for the printers to hold it.
The next step in the process is the arrangement of the fabric. Workers stretch several layers of
jute fabric over a long rectangular table.
The jute serves as a pad to provide resiliency to the
Printing is done from left to right. When the printer dips the printing block into the dye/color
then presses it onto the fabric, the printer also slams the back of the printing block hard with the
fist to create a clear impression.
Then the printer moves the printing block to the next portion of
fabric to be colored.
As they work, the printers pull a wooden cart bearing their printing blocks along with them. The
wooden printing blocks can be interchanged from one piece of fabric to another, creating
Custom designs and different colors can be used from one fabric to another,
creating still more individual work. The Wooden Printing Blocks Heart Designs.
Each color of a design is done by a different printer, coming behind the one before and repeating
The process requires teamwork, as each subsequent printer must place the block
accurately to create a beautiful, whole pattern.
Once the pattern is finished on the whole length of fabric, the piece is treated to fix the dyes.
This process of block printing has been used for centuries and is still in practice.
The Wooden printing blocks heart designs are created through the same process.
Block printing has its origins in India several years ago!
The Art of Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs
In ancients times, there was no source
for vivid colors, designs, and patterns and hence, our distinctive craftsmen used natural
dyes(mineral and vegetable dyes) and created wonderful patterns in form of wooden printing
With the advent of time and technology, this ancient technique started spreading widespread in
Northern India, and now almost 80% of Indian houses have some or the other thing which has
block print on it.
Be it on bedsheets, pillow covers, table cloth, lamps; these block printing
designs leave a mark on the viewer’s eyes.
The best part about this technique of block printing is, it is completely eco-friendly and has no
damaging effects on fabric or canvas.
They do not require any artificial substance, and hence it is
counted as one of the purest forms of handmade crafts.
You can use the Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs with the same ease and with no fear.
Sheesham wood is used for making wooden printing bocks which is entirely nature’s gift and
therefore has no harmful effects.
The first step is to draw the motif on woodblock/plank.
Once the design has been approved and ready for carving, a wooden block/plank is prepared by
hand sanding and then coating the surface with a white paste so that the surface is uniform and
smooth for imprinting design on it.
Then the design is printed on the block to carve.
That is how the Fabric Printing Blocks Heart Designs is created.
Carvers then tap out the empty space from the woodblock so that the design remains along the
printing surface. This is done by hand using very small chisels.
It is a labor-intensive process that requires skill, experience, and patience. The completed blocks
are checked for accuracy and soaked in oil to cure the wood so it doesn’t crack and enhance its
life, and are then ready for use in printing.
The result? Beautiful textiles for a living!
So why not go for Wooden Printing Blocks Heart Designs and create your own printed
We guarantee you will be more than satisfied with the Wooden Printing Blocks Heart designs.