They are those fabrics that have been decorated by design applied
to the fabric after it has been constructed. It is a coloured design
created through application of dyes.
Types of Printing
1. Resist Printing: This is oldest method of applying surface design.
The basic principal of resist printing is the protection of certain
areas of fabric by some device to prevent dye penetration. It has 2
2. Tie & Dye : The fabric is spread over pointed objects and tiny puffs
of the fabric are tied tightly with threads and dipped into colour where
the fabric was to resist colour, it was protected by the thread both
was retied for dipping in separate colour. Batik : This method was used
by Indonasians and people or Jawa Melted wase is applied on the portions
to remove unefected by colour. The fabric is dipped in the dye and after
dying wase is removed sometime, the wase cracks giving a good design.
3) Block Printing: Fabrics are stamped with blocks Printing. A separate
block is recquired for each colour and on the smooth. Surface dye is
applied on the design carved position of the blocks. Blocksis pressed
on the fabric, so dye is transferred on the fabric. These blocks are
basically made of wood or patatoes etc. Stencil printing Screen printing
Discharge Printing :- In this printing, when the fabric is printed,
colour is removed from same places. Roller Printing.