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Block printing on fabric or paper.

Block printing on fabric or paper.

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am fascinated by the immense canvas of textile crafts in India - weaving, dyeing, printing, embroidery, and much more - but it is block printing that fully engages my creativity. Professionally trained in Sociology, I found my calling in textile crafts in the 1980s, beginning with embroidery, tailoring, dyeing (tie and dye, resist dyes, etc.), then in exhibitions and fairs for textile arts…
Girish
Girish
Girish
Girish

What we’ll do

A beginner block printing workshop includes a demo, a practice session, followed by printing on items of your choice. We start with a brief history into the types of textile printing (e.g. Ajrakh / Dabu), and then move on to printing on different types of clothing (e.g. T-Shirts / Bedsheets / Dupattas) - you choose! Comments from our workshop participants include: "Instant Gratification!", "My…

What I’ll provide

Lunch
For workshops at home, a wholesome vegetarian local meal will be provided.

What to bring

Fabric or Paper that you would like to print on
An open creative mind, and at least 4 hours!

Where you'll be

Workshops are held at my apartment in suburban Mumbai. Details will be shared once you book - Uber / Ola cabs are easily available, and this is a beautiful location right next to the Sanjay Gandhi national park (hills, greenery, and very beautiful in the monsoons!)

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Fabric or Paper that you would like to print on

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Girish
Block printing on fabric or paper.
New experience
£44/person
New experience
£44/person