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Textile printing


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How to Print on Fabric: Lino Block Printing


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Block Printing on Fabric - Making a Linocut T-Shirt


Fabric Painting And Printing (1955)

Textile printing is the process of applying colour to fabric in definite patterns or designs. In properly printed fabrics the colour is bonded with the fibre, so as to resist washing and friction. Textile printing is related to dyeing but in dyeing properly the whole fabric is uniformly covered with one colour, whereas in printing one or more colours are applied to it in certain parts only, and in sharply defined patterns.
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