Sunday, August 26th
2:00 p.m. Presentation on Block Printing Past and Present
2:30 p.m. Encaustic Presentation by Local Artist Debra Lindberg
3:00-5:00 Try your Hand at Block Printing with Local Artist Kristine Sullivan Block Printing Woodblock printing on textiles is the process of printing patterns and designs on fabric using incised wooden blocks carved by hand. It is one of the earliest methods of textiles printing, originating in East Asia. Alternatives has a large collection of fair trade hand block printed textiles including clothing, scarves, handbags, bedspreads, pillows, table cloths and napkins. We also offer hand carved woodblocks from Afghanistan.