The Artisans of Ajrakhpur: Slowfashion

The artisans of Ajrakhpur
Ajrakh is a unique technology of fabric printing which involves about sixteen steps, the word Ajrakh literally means 'Aaj-Rakh'.

New Arrivals: Handblock Printed Soft Cotton Fabrics For Dresses Curtains and Baby Nursery

We have spotted this particular floral pattern in the hindi movie Hindi Medium in which the actress Saba Quareem wears big bold pattern with ease. Sab has worn many such big patterns through out the movie but the most striking among all was the floral pattern in Red and Green over White background. 

DesiCrafts handblock printed fabric in Hindi Medium movie

July 25, 2017 by DesiCrafts Shop

Dreamcatchers and Much More in Latest Collection of Block Printing Stamps

DIY and hobby crafters, get ready for a huge collection of wooden stamps to experiment with. DesiCrafts brings to you dreamcatchers, feathers, mandalas, buildings, kawaii animals, mandalas and more. Our expert artisans make sure that you have fun while printing with these wooden stamps.

We have made block printing pretty easy for newbies too! Each block comes packed with printed instructions on how to use and how to take care of your wooden blocks. And if you are an expert, you already know the deal ;)

New collection of block printing stamps at DesiCrafts

May 28, 2017 by DesiCrafts Shop

Wooden Block Makers Of Bagru

Wood block making is an interesting art to learn or to pick up as a hobby. The blocks which are used to make colorful prints on fabrics and other surfaces, are made by some really hard working hands who know how to work with precision. A small mistake can ruin the pattern and that's why they are called experts in their area.

DesiCrafts wooden stamps makers in Rajasthan

January 01, 2017 by DesiCrafts Shop

Natural Indigo Dyed Fabrics Of Bagru

Hand carved wooden blocks, in Bagru village of Rajasthan. Most block maker artisans are doing this work for generations. With changing world and with new means of communications new generation of block makers is able to do business in India and abroad with a lot more ease. 

Once the wooden block is made and tested, it is ready for printing. The print on the picture is not complete yet. With the help of a ready block, a plain fabric is painted with glue and then husk is spread over the glue which not dried yet.

 

November 12, 2016 by DesiCrafts Shop

New Collection of Wooden Printing Blocks - Christmas Tree, Snowflakes, Bells and More

Hello there! Long time no see? We are here finally. 

Have a look at this big basket of wooden printing block that just arrived to our workshop today. We are so excited and very ready to start listing them on our websites. To talk little bit about new collection, it is all about festivals, holidays and favours. A lot of printing is going to happen :) 

September 06, 2015 by DesiCrafts Shop

Taking Care of Your Wooden Blocks and Printing Stamps

As promised in the last video on Block Printing that we published over our Youtube channel, today we are going to talk about how can we preserve our wooden blocks and keep printing using them year after year.

Wooden blocks after printing job is finished

September 05, 2014 by DesiCrafts Shop