• Indigo Dyeing with Block Printed Mud Resist

    Indigo Dyeing with block printed mud resist – samanthasews blog

    After two days of carving our own rubber blocks, it was time to graduate to real woodblocks, Jaipur-style. We piled into our Innova caravan and headed out to Bagru for our first workshop: Indigo dye with Dabu mud resist.

    Indigo Dyeing with block printed mud resist - samanthasews blog

    Before we even began printing, I was blown away by the woodblocks. They are works of art in their own right, and it’s amazing to know that each line, each swirl, is painstakingly carved by hand. Each block is designed with cues to ensure proper alignment with the repeat patterns, and it was so interesting to start to understand how it all works.… Continue Reading