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Quilting textile design with a Gelli Plate

Quilting textile design with a Gelli Plate

First, spread a thin layer of fabric paint onto the surface.Then press the wooden printing blocks onto a round  gelli plate.Then put a piece of fabric onto the gelli plate. Now you can use Colouricious block printing and have fun!

Use the gelli plate , fabric paint and wooden printing blocks to design your own hand printed fabric.These wood stamps lift the paint off the gelli plate to create stunning results. For more creative ideas join the Colouricious Club

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Craft Ideas Sewing

Crafts Ideas Sewing

Are you always looking for new craft ideas  sewing ? Workbox Magazine is a wonderful publication, dedicated to giving you more and more craft ideas and inspiration for you to create and crate with sewing, embroidery and quilting.

Crafts Ideas Sewing

Digital magazine to read on your phone/tablet/computer

Introducing the FREE new Workbox App – bringing the wonders of Workbox Magazine to your mobile device!

For just £15 per year, you can receive your copy of Workbox Magazine digitally on your mobile device with our digital subscription, giving you the freedom to read the latest articles wherever you are.

Workbox App also gives you the ability to buy and download individual issues, including the latest edition, for only £2.99 per issue.

Every issue you buy, either through digital subscription or individually, will be saved to your mobile device and can be viewed as many times as you like.

Workbox Magazine are very proud to announce their new app.
The way to purchase the digital copy of the magazine is to go to the app store from your iPhone or iPad.
For android devices go to the Google play store.
Alternatively you can go to iTunes to download this app too.

For even more craft ideas for sewing explore the Colouricious website.


Colouricious Textile Holidays – explore Indian textiles

 Textile Holidays hosted by Colouricious Jamie Malden

textile holidays
We would like to invite you to join us on one of our Colouricious textile holidays.

Textile Holidays – Time for You Time
Love textiles, holidays and India ? Here is the perfect textile holiday for you.
Having spent years doing what the family wanted to do on their holiday, now is the time for you to do and see what actually interests you. Our Colouricious textile holidays are unique in that we love to visit authentic experiences in India. Real people in real events. We are not satisfied to just visit a textile market. We want to take you to actually meet the makers and experience their skills first hand. We often travel deep into the country side to explore and discover the ladies who actually do all the embroidery, the stitching and the block printing. Check out our the list of textile holidays that we have prepared for you, read through the itineraries and see what your favourite holiday would be. We are taking bookings now for the Rajasthan Tour and also for the block printing holiday in Jaipur.
  • Living outside the UK ? Why not make your own way their and meet up with us – we are happy for you to travel independently and join our group
  • Come by yourself, with a mother/daughter, with a friend
  • Prices on the website include flight, bed, breakfast and evening meal –  almost everything – leaving you a lot more to go shopping with!
Our Colouricious Textile Holidays are very popular because we all spend time with other like minded people, who love textiles too. So treat yourself to a special holiday with lovely ladies who love what you love –  textiles, India and holidays! You will have the perfect holiday for you. Bookings now open. Simply go to our website, choose the textile holiday that you fancy and go to the booking section! Happy Holidays!

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