Red Thistle hand printed cotton fabric a beautiful fabric with an all over print in black, the fabric has a raw edge to top and bottom. The cotton fabric has a lovely rich red colour.
The hand printing is an ancient tradition of using hand carved wooden blocks which are then hand pressed onto fabric to make the printed design.
A summer weight fabric, perfect to scarves, tops, skirts etc
When you buy these amazing fabrics you are supporting a traditional craft and helping local artisans keep the craft alive, this is now a very rare traditional craft with very few people learning how to undertake it.
- Approx 96cm wide
- Approx 130cm long
- Approx 130 grams per length of fabric
- Natural cotton in Red
- Hand printed flowers in black
- Printed one side only
- 1 Piece (length) of fabric per pack
Each piece of Red Thistle hand printed cotton fabric will differ very slightly due to being hand printed with wooden blocks.
Care instructions : Before you use the fabric you must do the following –
Hot iron, NO STEAM, after ironing wash by hand, very gently, in cold water. There will be some colour run initially with the bright coloured fabrics which will not usually happen again, but never mix colours with whites and always cool wash.