Block print table cloth with napkin sets with plant-based dyes
Sevya offers a wide range of block print tablecloths and napkin sets with unique classiness. Selecting the right fair trade table cloths along with napkin sets will certainly refurbish your home décor and will uplift your style of living.
Block printing is a popular Indian ancient printing technique in which stamping patterns onto fabric with hand-carved wooden blocks dipped in dye. The three prime tools used by block print printers are wooden blocks, fabric, and plant-based dye. Within three days, five carvers can create intricate and astonishing designs in a block by using printing. The Indian block printers are closely associated with this trend and they are passing it to the next generations of artisans. Each family creates a unique set of blocks to allure the customers.
The printed patterns can be ranged from paisley to geometric shapes, and either has a single colour or multiple colour designs. Block printing demands great skill and meticulousness to make all the colours and patterns line up impeccably.
Sevya’s Block print table cloth and napkin sets
Sevya’s block printed table covers are made up of 100% soft cotton and natural plant-based dyes. Craftsmen from Southern India usually print the fabric for these fair-trade cloth napkins and table cover using the block-printing style popularly known as “kalamkari”. In this technique, the carvers used to print the fabric with natural dyes using wooden blocks and then fills the details with hand painting. Our collection is crammed with exquisite block print table cloths along with matching napkin sets and table runner which will uplift the style and décor of your home. Our table cloths and napkin sets are machine washable and we used plant-based dyes. Our collections portray the uniqueness and style of Indian printing.
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How block print table cloth is made?
To make a single tablecloth, the block printer prepares the fabric by measuring the length which should be folded for the hem. This will help them to start work from corners. Using a tailor’s awl, the pointers are marked on all four corners.
In the next, a piece of cloth is laid out diagonally across the printing table to align awl points. A strong line of twine is stretched across the cloth. This connects all the corner points and creates a full-length guide for the block printer.
Printers use dark colour as the background to start printing. The fabric is relocated and pinned for the second colour to be added. This creates diagonal stripes which cross each other and depict the overall pattern. The printers should align precisely to keep the very long lines as straight as much possible.
Once the printing process is over, the cloth is hung to dry. Then washing is done which helps the colours to set. Finally, the hem is sewn and the finished tablecloth is ready to pack.
Sevya is Fair Trade certified by the Fair-Trade Federation. This is a third-party program which sets the standards for ethical and sustainable business practices. We are associated with numerous craftsmen and always encouraging them to earn good amount against their effort. This will help them to lead a better lifestyle and will also uplift the standard art and culture in India.
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