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Weaving

Weaving

Weaving is an amazing method of textile production where two sets of yarns or threads are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. In India the most popular materials used are cotton and silk. Weaving can be used to make so much – rugs, dresses or even blankets!

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Come on our Colouricious textile tour to India! You will have the chance to see some beautiful weaving of rugs and sarees, and purchase some of the most beautiful hand woven textiles! Indian rugs are amazingly designed and come in a large array of colours. You will be able to take a textile course in weaving and see first hand what it looks like to make a silk sari. You will also have the chance to buy handwoven blankets and bed linen. Southern India has a fabulous array of textiles and is any textile-lovers paradise! Weaving is an amazing method of textile production, and this is an amazing opportunity!

You will love our Colouricious textile tour to Southern India to see weaving up close! Everyone who loves textile art will love this!

Have a look at our other textile tours, perfect for everyone who is in love with arts and crafts!

Textiles – Embroidery – textile art

Did you know that Vietnam is full of the most beautiful textiles imaginable. This coming October, Colouricious is hosting a textile tour of Vietnam, traveling from the North all the way down to the South of this stunning country. The textiles that we explore en route are particularly bright and colourful, and what we love in particular is the breath taking embroidery.
Visit our Colouricious website to learn more about this dream textile holiday.

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In the North of Vietnam, there is an area called Sapa Valley, which is where the Hmong tribes live. The first part of our holiday, we visit this tribal area where everywhere you go, you will see ladies stitching in the street.

If you love silk, then you will adore seeing the silk production that is so big in Vietnam. vietnamese-culture-arts-holidayYou will be visiting silk worm farms and seeing the production of silk fabric – and of course there is the very important element of retail therapy. You will come home with armfuls of real silk.
If you are looking to treat yourself to a special holiday, there are still a few vacancies left on this Colouricious textile tour of Vietnam. Visit our Colouricious website now to learn more about textiles in Vietnam, watch all the videos we have prepared for you and you can even book online now!

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Come on a Colouricious textile holiday to meet the people behind the scenes who love textiles and sewing and weaving and making gorgeous items!

Stencil Textile Art Design – Group Fabric Workshop

Stencil Textile Design

Learn the art of stencil textile design in a Colouricious textile art workshop, combining Colouricious fabric paints with stencils to create beautiful fabric designs. This is all achieved in a Colouricious textile art workshop whilst enjoying arts and crafts with like minded people in a fulfilled workshop, printing your own fabric and creating beautiful designs. Stencil textile art design gives gorgeous outcomes and creates simply amazing results on your fabric. Stencil textile design is an art that is easy to do, and gives great results! You will create beautiful designs and you will enjoy your day at your Colouricious textile art workshop.

Gelli Block Printing Arts – Colouricious Group Textiles Art Workshop

Gelli Block Printing Arts Workshop

Gelli Block Printing Arts – If you love textile crafts, then you will love Gelli Block printing arts, combining gelli plates with block printing on fabric using fabric paints to create  beautiful designs and print your own fabric. Enjoy arts and crafts, and learn about fabric printing in a fun filled Colouricious group textile art workshop with like-minded people. You will gelli block print your own fabric and create fabric design patterns in this textile class, creating and designing fabric patterns and designs with wooden printing blocks to combine these two different textile printing techniques.

Buy some Colouricious gelli plates here.

Buy your Colouricious wooden printing blocks here.

Book your Colouricious Textile Art Workshop here.

Quilting Art with gelli plates and block printing

Quilting Art with gelli plates and block printing

 

Have a look at our Colouricious YouTube channel to watch more videos about textile design and quilting art.

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Use the gelli plate , fabric paint and wooden printing blocks to design your own hand printed fabric quilting art.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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