Monsoon - मानसून Reusable No Waste Fabric Gift Wrap 52cm x 52cm
Our Monsoon print no waste wrapping cloths are inspired by the age old Japanese tradition of furoshiki.
Our fabric gift wraps are made from hand block printed 100% fine cotton and are double sided. In a Constant effort to eliminate waste we are using all our end of roll fabrics to create our sustainable gift wraps both eliminating waste in our process and encouraging waste free & plastic free gift giving.
For inspiration search Furoshiki on youtube for endless inspiration and 'how to' videos!
Most wrapping paper is not recyclable so this is a great way to make celebrations more sustainable.
The art of block printing in India has not changed for hundreds of years and is a craft that is passed down though generations of printers who, with incredible accuracy and skill, are able to create the most intricate designs. Each layer of colour is carved in mirror image into a woodblock and these blocks are then used one at a time to apply the design onto the surface of the fabric which is stretched out along a long printing table. This level of handmade craftsmanship is something that we at Blocked by Clark love to see and wish to continue supporting.
Monsoon is a repeat raindrop design inspired by the Rajasthani monsoons which arrive in July and last until September in the region. It is a celebration of the rain which is marked in Rajasthan with the festival of Teej welcoming the monsoon in a typically flamboyant style. Monsoon is printed with a drier ink allowing for a lighter spread of colour for sharper more defined edges and a less uniform more playful finish. The indigo and metallic gold colour way is a classic combination with a nod to Rajasthani flamboyance. Monsoon was exclusively developed for the traditional art of hand block printing.
Due to the handmade process variation in the colour and print work should be expected, so no two designs will ever be exactly the same making each piece unique!
Printed in in indigo and metallic gold
Double sided Monsoon Pattern
100% cotton voile
52cm x 52cm
Hand block printed by 5th generation master printers in Sanganer
Hand wash in cold water with a mild detergent
Do not wring and Iron on medium setting
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