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What is "Block printed" - Definition & Explanation

A hand printing method using wood, metal, or linoleum blocks. The design is carved on the blocks, one block for each color. The dye is applied to the block which is pressed or hammered against the fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A fabric in which certain yarns project from a foundation texture and form a pile on the surface. Pile yarns may be cut or uncut in the fabric. Corduroy and velveteen are examples of cut filling pile...
A tissue paper made without chemicals that would destroy the fabric fibers. Air erasable pen - A type of temporary marking pen which usually disappears within forty-eight hours. Album quilts -...

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