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TRANQUILITY BLUE

Tea time, meal time or a feast? Your table will be forever transformed with this unique hand block printed table cloth, exclusively designed by and for Sustainable Threads.This style comes bordered with hand-knotted tassels.

 

Kind and caring to the environment, hand printing is a

labor-intensive process that involves carving designs on 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!

 

100% kora (unbleached) cotton

• Contemporary and traditional motifs stamped by hand

• Low impact dyes

• Machine washable - cold, delicate cycle


 

A Fair Trade product. Hand-made by artisans in India.

 



 Code Product Name Size Add to Cart
 100-79-TB Tranquility Blue 60"x60" Add
 100-80-TB Tranquility Blue 60"x90" Add

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How It's Made

Artisans apply block print patterns to ‘kora’ - unbleached natural cotton fabric. 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. The artisan must add dye frequently to maintain the same intensity of color. Once the artisan has finished printing with a specific color and block, the artisan cleans the block and must often wait for the cloth to dry before continuing. This is a deceptively simple art - each piece features dozens, if not hundreds of careful impressions. This artisan group, based in West India, focuses on women from low-income households, slum communities and offers skill-building and employment opportunities.

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