Hand Block Printing Process Explained

Process of Hand Block Printing Explained By DesoCrafts

The conventional process of hand block printing on textiles and papers, with beautiful natural colors, has been practiced in for around 2000 years although it didn't reach Indian until 15th century. According to Wikipedia the traces of wood block printing (or block printing) were first found in China which go back to 7th century. It remained the most common East Asian technique of printing until the 19th century.

July 09, 2019 — DesiCrafts India

Restoration Of Vintage Wooden Blocks

Hand Block Printing By DesiCraftsRecently, we visited our printing unit in Chennai. This is the unit where we make our hand block printed fabrics. Our expert hand block printers are very keen on working with new motifs and colors all the time.

June 16, 2019 — DesiCrafts India

New Arrivals: Upholstery Weight Speciality Fabrics

New collection of woven jacquard fabricsLet's welcome the new season with new fabrics. Eye popping, peppy colors or solid color fabrics, a collection of dyeable pure linen or a linen blend...now choose what works for your living room.

May 28, 2019 — DesiCrafts India
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New Arrivals: Handmade Linen Fabrics

Hand Block Printed Linen Fabrics By DesiCrafts

DesiCrafts hand block printed linen fabrics are made to order in any pattern and length. These printed fabrics are made using good quality linen that is extra wide, about 58"-60" width. You can use these fabrics for upholstering a chair, stool or a sofa.

December 29, 2018 — DesiCrafts India
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Tis the Season to be Jolly: Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
Holidays have started and if you are still shopping for last minute Christmas decoration, we've got some cool ideas for you. A little bit of creativity can make holidays amazingly memorable for you and the loved ones! 
November 29, 2018 — DesiCrafts India
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Happy Thanksgiving: Gift from DesiCrafts Inside

Happy ThanksgivingThis year was an eventful one! We achieved many things and discovered some great friends in you. We participated in a handmade market last year in Chennai almost same time as this year and we received so much love from unknown visitors from India and abroad. 

November 24, 2018 — DesiCrafts India

We Made: Rebekka's Rust and Gray Feathers Dress

Rebekka in Rust and Gray DesiCrafts Dress
Rebekka visited our store early August this year. There were some wooden stamps on display in our Chennai store and a feather block caught her attention. She knew what she wanted!
August 18, 2018 — DesiCrafts India

We Made: Hand Embroidered Silk Clutch Purses

Embroidered Silk Clutch Purses By DesiCrafts
Recently, we made pure silk clutch purses. The whole journey of creating these beautiful pieces has been quite a fantastic one. We had fun while...
July 24, 2018 — DesiCrafts India

Featured: Sania in Pink Dress With Fairy Sleeves

Custom Made Teenagers Dress By DesiCraftsSania had a wedding to attend for which she wanted a dress that wasn't too traditional.

May 15, 2018 — DesiCrafts India
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Celebrity Brides in Pink Wedding Dress

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi
Bollywood beauty Neha Dhupia and actorAngad Bedi recently got married in Punjabi style wedding. The wedding dress was designed by Indian designer Anita Dongre.
May 15, 2018 — DesiCrafts Shop
Tags: Weddings