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Block printing – Tutorial

By Miriam / 23rd March 2019 /

How to Block print – a Tutorial A classic thing we’ve always loved to do at Colouricious Holidays is block printing. It has the ability to make whatever you create even more unique and special. It allows your design skills to show and adds more colour and creativity to a piece. Not only is it…

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Hornbill Festival – Nagaland

By Miriam / 22nd March 2019 /

Hornbill Festival – Nagaland  The Hornbill Festival is a massive celebration of Nagaland’s tribal culture. Being such a sacred and passionate experience, it is one you truly wouldn’t want to miss. Offering dancing, music and arts the December festival is a colourful experience. We, at Colouricious Holidays, love it! Not only do you get…

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Tribal arts of Nagaland

By Miriam / 22nd March 2019 /

Tribal arts of Nagaland  Nagaland as a location is rich with culture and art. It’s visionary and beautiful  making it the perfect place to experience and learn about tribal culture. Some of the incredible and unique pieces include masks, hand-made jewellery, fabric arts and many more! The tribal culture in Nagaland is fascinating. Home…

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Tea Plantations in Nagaland

By Miriam / 22nd March 2019 /

Tea Plantations in Nagaland  In the UK there’s nothing we love more than a cup of tea. Nagaland, India is home to beautiful lands that offer space for tea plantations. It’s fascinating to learn about how tea is produced and also how the wonderful ladies who work on the farms live. The tea is…

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Majuli Island – The Hidden Gem of India

By Miriam / 19th March 2019 /

Majuli Island – The Hidden Gem of India    Remote and original, Majulia Island, located just off the coast of Assam, is a hidden gem immersed in a different culture and surrounded by an atmosphere of peace. If you’re looking for a holiday and fancy somewhere that might change your perspective on life, give…

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Explore Bhutan – Textile Holiday October 2019

By Miriam / 14th March 2019 /

The Textiles of Bhutan – An unforgettable adventure!  We are off to Bhutan again this year and will be travelling from 4th to 19th October. Bhutan hides away from the gaze of the general public, permitting very few entry visas each year. You have the chance to explore Bhutan and see the villagers at work practising…

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Design your Surfaces Using Fabric Scraps – Textile design

By Jamie Malden / 26th February 2019 /

Textile Art – Creating Designed Surfaces  Using Fabric Scraps – Jamie Malden Sometimes, after you’ve finished your designs, you can be left with some seemingly useless bits and bobs; things like thread or bits of fabric. This does not need to go to waste! Why not design your surfaces by turning the scraps into a…

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Ribbon Embroidery Designs & Stitches on block printing

By Jamie Malden / 26th February 2019 /

Ribbon Embroidery Designs & Stitches – Marilyn Pipe Ribbon embroidery and other designs can really spruce up your work. Embroidered fabric alone looks savvy and beautiful but adding a bit of ribbon can really bring out more colour and levels to your design. By adding ribbon, the design becomes more unique. It adds dimensions especially…

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How to make a scrap book | Craft Ideas

By Jamie Malden / 26th February 2019 /

Craft Ideas – How to Make your very own funky Scrap book – JamieMalden    Ever wondered how to make a scrap book? We have the answer! There is many ways to make a scrap book. We suggest using fun fabrics to brighten up your mini book. It can add textile, colour and make…

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How to use Lutradur – Industrial material for Textile Art

By Jamie Malden / 26th February 2019 /

What is Lutradur? Introduction to textile techniques with Jamie Malden Lutradur is a multifunctional fabric perfect for textile art. Being the sturdy material it is, it not only can be used to make beautiful landscape pieces but also when burnt can be made into little boxes. I love the idea that you can make pretty…

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