150-38-MF

MOTIFS DEW Tablecloth

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100% kora (unprocessed & unbleached) cotton
Hand block printed
Contemporary motifs
Low-impact dyes
Machine wash cold. Delicate cycle. Tumble dry low
Crafted by physically challenged artisans from Southern India

Description

Tea time, supper time or party time? Your table will be forever transformed with this unique hand block printed tablecloth, exclusively designed by and for Sustainable Threads.

Hand block printing is a labor-intensive process that involves carving designs on individual wooden blocks, to which dye is applied and stamped onto the fabric. Several dozen, if not hundreds, of impressions are required to complete a single finished product. Enjoy this creation, made with a whole lot of patience and love! 

A Fair Trade product. Handmade by artisans in India.

How It's Made

Artisans apply block print patterns to natural, kora cotton - this is unbleached fabric, and is the purest form of cotton. To start printing, an artisan evenly applies dye to a hand-carved wooden block. The fabric is then hand-stamped firmly and steadily, leaving a printed pattern. Dye is frequently added to maintain the same intensity of color. Once the printing is finished with a specific color and block, the artisan cleans the block and must wait for the cloth to dry before continuing. This is a deceptively simple art - each piece features dozens, if not hundreds, of careful impressions. 
Hand-stamped by physically challenged artisans who are given a choice of various crafts to be trained in, including block printing, to help best utilize their abilities and interests, 

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