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Textile Printing

Textile Printing

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Textile printing can be done in a number of different ways and using wooden block prints you can come up with some fabulous designs! From gecko prints to paisley, there is something for everyone! Whether you want to make a tea towel or a dress, textile printing can brighten anything up!

On our textile holiday to Jaipur you will be able to learn about many different textile printing techniques, so that you will be able to go home and try all the techniques out yourself!

You will see carpenters producing blocks in person, and see where we get our printing blocks from! This trip is for everyone who loves textile art, especially textile printing!

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Textile printing is for everyone and can be enjoyed by people of any age. There are block prints for everyone, no matter what age or skill! Come on this trip to see the amazing prints being produced and further your textile art skills and knowledge. You will come away from this trip loving textile printing even more!

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You have to take a look at the Colouricious block printing textile holiday to Jaipur, a holiday ideal for everyone who loves textile printing! You’ll be able to see the whole process of fabric design and block printing first hand. It is an extremely interesting and inspiring experience!

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!

Fabric Printing Techniques

Fabric Printing Techniques

On our Colouricious block printing holiday you will be able to learn from the many different fabric printing techniques you will get to see. This trip is perfect for every fan of block printing since you will be able to see such a large range of fabric printing techniques. From block printing to Dabu printing, this holiday is amazing. The vibrant colours and fabulously detailed designs of the fabric printing will have you so inspired, so that when you get home you too will be able to try out these fabric printing techniques! The fabric printing industry in India is so exciting and you will get to witness such an interesting part of it on our Colouricious block printing holiday to India this December. You will be personally escorted to many fabric printing workshops and be able to learn and understand a wide range of new fabric techniques.

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You will find the Colouricious block printing holiday perfect if you love arts and crafts!

Take a look at some of our other Colouricious textile holidays available.

You can find some amazingly designed Colouricious block prints in our shop.

Golden Triangle India – Barmer

Golden Triangle India – Barmer

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Camel Riding, Thar Desert

Barmer is the second largest district of Rajasthan, and a part of the Thar Desert, otherwise known as the Great Indian Desert, within the Golden Triangle India.

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Barmer on a map of Rajasthan

Similarly to all the other districts in the Thar desert region, Barmer is famous for its folk music and dance, and arts and crafts products.

The city is well known for its fabulous wood carvings, carved wooden furniture and magnificent hand block printed textiles. Sadat Bazaar is the main centre for buying embroidered clothes as well as carpets, pottery, intricate embroidered fabric and pouches, rugs, blankets and shawls , and will be an exciting spot for you if you come on our Colouricious textile tours in the Golden Triangle.

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Come on our Colouricious textile holiday to Rajasthan to discover and explore the amazing area of Barmer!

Explore our other available Colouricious textile holidays.

Learn more about Barmer

Golden Triangle Tour India – Jaisalmer

Golden Triangle Tour – Jaisalmer

golden-triangle-india-tourThe fort of Jaisalmer is a breathtaking sight, located a few hundred miles west of Jaipur, it is nicknamed the “Golden City” due to it’s beautiful architecture all carved from the same magnificent golden-honey sandstone – and is the perfect place for any arts and crafts lover on their Golden Triangle Tour. Inside you will find shops teeming in bright embroideries, a royal palace and numerous businesses ready and waiting to barter you a good price for their handmade crafts. Behind the magnificent walls, particularly to the north, the narrow streets of the old city conceal magnificent havelis (Indian mansions) also carved from the golden-honey sandstone.

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A city that has been revived to its former glory in the past half-century, Jaisalmer may be remote but it is in no way a forgotten city– it is actually one of Rajasthan’s biggest tourist destinations. Jaisalmer is a much more laid-back, hassle-free place to stay than many other destinations on your Golden Triangle tour.

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Jaisalmer on a map of Rajasthan

Come on our Colouricious textile holiday to Rajasthan to discover and explore this spectacular city!

Explore our other available Colouricious textile holidays.

Learn more about Jaisalmer

Cat Tien National Park – Natural Park

Cat Tien National Park – Vietnam Holidays

eco-lodge-vietnam-jungleCat Tien National Park – Forest Floor Lodge is an eco lodge hotel ideal if you are going to Vietnam on your holidays. This ecotourism lodge is in Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam. This is one of Vietnam’s most important national parks which is still home to some of the worlds most critically endangered wildlife. There are a wide range of activities available, from guided treks through the forest to walks across local paths, you may also love to see the bear sanctuary and the crocodile lake, all in easy walking distance from the Forest Floor Eco Lodge. This eco lodge hotel is situated by a river amidst the wildlife of the forest, sitting on the veranda you will be serenaded by the howls of the gibbons. 

The rooms in the hotel are made of local products, such as larva rock used for the tiles and the shower floor. Each of the beds have a very romantic feel with their mosquito nets – even though we did not actually see any mosquitos or any other insects in fact!

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This eco lodge hotel is run by Mai Bateman and her husband Roy. Roy is an entomologist who loves sharing his knowledge of the jungle. The food is plentiful and tasty, cooked by a couple of local chefs who seem to get a fabulous balance between local ethnic food with a touch of western cuisine thrown in. Really delicious, especially the local bananas that are small and sweet.

Come on a Colouricious textile holiday to Vietnam to see this wonderful rainforest!

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Learn more about our Colouricious textile holiday to Vietnam.

Colouricious hosts many different wonderful textile holidays – check out Colouricious textile holidays.


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