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Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing

Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing

Try the crafting ideas of bead making to make your own jewellery, this jewellery making idea is block printing onto old papers with Colouricious wooden printing blocks to make beads that are free and easy to make. Have a go at this bead making craft idea and have fun with your block printing. You can produce fabulous pieces of jewellery that you can wear yourself or give as a gift to who ever you like! Whether you want a fabulous bracelet, wonderful necklace or a pair of beautiful earrings, it’s up to you! This is fun for people of any age or arts and craft experience, and will ensure hours of fun. The choices are never ending with our range of blocks. Try making the jewellery in any colour you like. All you need is a few spare beads, some Colouricious wooden printing blocks, paint and spare paper! This is a great fun and a fabulous craft idea. Look at our examples below.

Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Paper Craft – Jewellery Making – Block Printing
Paper Craft - Jewellery Making - Block Printing
Block Printing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See our full range of Colouricious Wooden Printing Blocks for your textile art inspiration that can lead to other crafts. We have an amazing range of blocks.  Large or small, detailed or basic. You can create any piece of jewellery you can imagine with the amazing range of blocks.

Types of Printing

Types of Printing

On our Colouricious holiday to Jaipur you will be able to see many different types of printing – all using block prints! You will learn first hand about Dabu printing, and many other fabric printing techniques! You will be able to see the blocks being made first hand by Indian carpenters. They are all hand crafted, made with beautifully intricate designs.

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Dabu printing is a method of block printing using mud, vegetable pastes and natural dyes. It is special to the area of India we will be visiting, and the designs all come out magnificently! It is all done manually so you will be able to appreciate how much hard work goes into these fabulous designs!

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You will even be lucky enough to try a textile workshop where you will try many different types of printing! The prints you try are always amazing whether they are amazingly intricate block print designs or very simple block print designs. This holiday is perfect for anyone who loves fabric design and wants to try many different types of printing with expert printers!

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Take a look at the Colouricious block printing textile holiday to Jaipur, ideal for any who loves fabric design! You’ll be able to see the whole process of fabric design and block printing first hand.

Why not take a look at the wide range of printing blocks available at our Colouricious shop? Here you can not only browse our fabulous collection of wooden printing blocks, but learn how to use them with your fabric printing!

Take a look at our other Colouricious textile holidays. They will be equally as amazing for any fabric design enthusiast, we offer so many destinations – from the Golden Triangle in India to a trip through Vietnam, or even Houston, Texas in the USA!

Fabric Design – Dabu

Fabric Design

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On our Colouricious textile holiday to India you will see some amazing fabric design, produced through a number of different ways, all using block printing. One of the most interesting fabric design techniques is Dabu printing.

Dabu printing is a method of fabric design using block printing and mud.This method of fabric design ensures the fabric has a magnificent quality and appearance. The process of uses lots of natural dyes and vegetable pastes, and is done entirely manually, which means it can be very hard work. However this hard work seems to pay off, since the finished product is beautifully vibrant, with amazing prints!

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Dabu printing is a method of block printing, and you will be able to see Dabu printing first hand on our Colouricious block printing holiday to Jaipur, India. You will also see some of the block prints being made by hand – some of which can be found on the Colouricious shop! This is an incredible experience, essential for you if you love fabric design, block printing or arts and crafts! As well as block printing you will be able to see several other methods first hand.

You should take a look at the Colouricious block printing textile holiday to Jaipur, ideal for any who loves fabric design! You’ll be able to see the whole process of fabric design and block printing first hand.

Why not take a look at the wide range of printing blocks available at our Colouricious shop? Here you can not only browse our fabulous collection of wooden printing blocks, but learn how to use them with your fabric printing!

Take a look at our other Colouricious textile tours. They will be equally as amazing for any fabric design enthusiast, we offer so many destinations – from the Golden Triangle in India to a trip through Vietnam, or even Houston, Texas in the USA!

Art and craft handbag making

Block printed handbag

Here is an example of a handbag we have made using our Colouricious bird printing blocks. You can create this handbag for yourself by either buying your own sewing pattern or buying a plain already made bag and block printing on top. shoulder-handbags-sewing-ideas-art-craft

Why not try block printing on the lining as well! We recommend you print your handbag with our Colouricious fabric paints as they are easy to fix with a simple iron and they are machine washable so you can keep on using your hand bag!

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Happy block printing!

Rag doll – Handmade personalised dolls sewing ideas

Rag Dolls

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Rag dolls are great arts and crafts for the family. Block printing your own fabric for these rag dolls will make them extra special and unique. Personalise your fabric using our Colouricious wooden blocks. Our Colouricious fabric paints can also make the fabric bright and colourful! They are easy to use with a simple iron and can be washed at a 40 degrees wash!
Rather than buy your own sewing patterns just design your own pattern!
Check out the history of rag dolls!