Tumbling Blocks I


A quilter's favourite pattern; it started with a woodworker in Pethapur carving the design into a block of recycled teak. Next the block was sent to Ajrakhpur for printing. A resist was prepared. 10m of cotton fabric was pinned down on a jute-covered workbench. The resist was printed onto the cotton with the help of the carved block. Black dye was prepared. The cotton was covered in black dye with the help of a brush. Lastly a good wash to remove the resist and reveal the tumbling blocks.

: 100% unbleached cotton

Width: 112cm / 44"

Dye: iron rust black

Weight: approx 90g/m², 100g/m

Washing Instructions: Machine wash separately and cold with a very mild detergent. Air dry away from direct sunlight. Treat it well.

Important: This is hand woodblock-printed cotton. There will be irregularities in the print. If you are unsure, please contact us before purchasing.

Multiples of half metres will be cut as one continuous length.

I have multiple pieces of this print, the longest of which is listed. Should you require more metres than you are able to add to your basket and are happy to receive two or more lengths, please get in touch.

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