Wood printing is one of the traditional printing arts in which patterns
are transferred onto fabric through wooden molds. Wood printing has started to
become popular today as it is unique, unique and practical in terms of its
features. You can color many of the items you use on a daily basis by using
wooden printing patterns.
Wood printing, which is a type of printing frequently used in
textile products in China in ancient times, was known as "printing"
in our country. Today, it is still one of the printing techniques applied by
valuable masters in Tokat and its surrounding provinces. How would you like to
color your clothes, shawls, and fabric bags by using printing patterns and
fabric paint with wood printing technique on fabric?
We can list the materials you need in order to apply the wood printing
technique that has been used for hundreds of years as follows:
·Wood Print Pattern: These are the patterns with
different patterns by drying the trees with a flat and smooth surface and
carving them with special knives.
·Fabric Paint: You can choose fabric paint,
acremin paint or aniline paint.
·Fabric: Many people are curious about the question
“Which fabric is the woodcut printed on”. Various cotton fabrics are ideal for
·Sponge: You can use a dish sponge that you have not
used before at home.
·Brush: You may need fine and medium-tipped brushes to
color the print.
The steps you will follow in the fabric printing process are extremely
practical. In addition to clothing products such as bags, dresses,
handkerchiefs, shawls, writing, shirts and t-shirts, you can also turn textile
products such as pillowcases, bedspreads, and tablecloths into a work of art
with wooden print molds.
Before starting the woodblock printing process on the fabric, you should
place the fabric you are going to print on, placing the blankets on top of each
other on the table, and placing them on the not too hard surface. Then pour the
fabric dye into a flat container. You can lightly distribute the paint in the
container with the help of a sponge. With this method, the sponge will
completely absorb the paint. Then paint the woodcut pattern of your choice with
After making sure that all parts of the pattern are painted, you can
place the pattern on your fabric. After placing the pattern on the fabric, you
can tap the pattern lightly with the soft part of your hand. Then remove the
mold. After completing the print in this way, you can paint the area you print
with the colors you want by using fabric paint and brushes.
In the last stage, you can iron the fabric you are printing on the
reverse side at medium temperature, so that the print and dyes become