Hand Blocked Indian Fabric is a 100% cotton hand block printed fabric. These fabrics are available in running meter or fabric by the yard. Ekaadri is a name in Hand block textile printing where pure and original hand block prints are made by the artisans living in Bagru, Rajasthan. Dabu printing is a textile technique of block printing with mud. The fabric is then dyed with an indigo dye, the mud is washed out and the block printed design is left. This is a very traditional unique India fabric printing style that is as old as the hills. Due to the process and treatment, these fabrics are very soft and is liked for its understated look.
Even today, artisans use traditional vegetable dyes for printing the cloth. Like, the color blue is made from indigo, greens out of indigo mixed with pomegranate, red from madder root and yellow from turmeric. Usually Bagru prints have ethnic floral patterns in natural colors. Bagru prints form the essential part of the block printing industry of Rajasthan. The village fabricates some of the bed covers and other materials.