Woodblock printing is a printing
technique that can be used to add color to various products, from clothing to
home textiles and wooden accessories. With this printing technique, which you
can easily apply at home, you can spend your time pleasantly and productively.
How about preparing a great American placemat set to use while dining using the
woodblock printing technique?
If you want to prepare American placemat sets by hand
at home using woodblock printing, you're in the right place! By using a wood
block printing mold, you can make the design of your dining table compatible
with your home decor and create stylish and delicious meals. To make an
American placemat or service plate with woodblock printing, you will need the
•Plywood in 40x30 cm dimensions
•American placemat fabric in suitable dimensions to
cover the surface of the plywood
block printing mold
•Liquid fabric dye
If you prefer, you can choose to make a product using
only the American placemat fabric without using plywood. It is completely up to
you. Once you have selected the pattern and size of the wooden
printing mold and decided on the color of the fabric dye, we can
start making the wooden block printed placemat:
•You can place the fabric you will apply the wood
printing technique on a soft area created on the table with items such as a
•Then, you can pour the fabric paint into a flat
•You can cut an unused dish sponge in half to paint the
•Using the soft part of the dish sponge, gently tap the
plate to absorb the paint.
•Then, you can paint the pattern on the mold with the
•At this point, after making sure that the design part
of the wood printing mold is fully painted, you should place the mold on the
•Apply pressure to the mold with your wrist to ensure
that the mold's pattern is fully transferred onto the fabric.
•Afterward, if you want to paint the printed pattern
with different colors, you can use fabric paint in different colors and a
•After waiting for the paint to dry for a while, you
should iron the fabric on the uncolored side at high heat and without steam.
Ironing is done to fix the paint onto the fabric.
•Then, you can cut the colored fabric you have printed
with the wood printing technique to suitable dimensions for the plywood and
stick it onto the plywood with a silicone gun.
You can use the American service set you have prepared
with your own hands to set up delicious and stylish tables.