design labo chica
“design labo chica” fabricates cloth with original design using block-printing that has been practiced for centuries in India. A process that requires steady movement and careful hand-eye coordination, this traditional technique of fabric printing involves the use of carved wooden blocks that are dipped in dye to recreate gorgeous designs. At the showroom, design labo chica showcases various cloth design such as Indian dyed, embroidered and hand-woven cloths, as well as clothes and miscellaneous goods. Workshops are held periodically for anyone who love to explore The Ancient Art of Block Printing.
Address: 54-43-1 Ozowara, Echizen-cho, Niu-gun, Fukui 916-0273
Opening Hours: Open on Saturdays and weekdays by appointment 10:00〜16:00.
Closed: Sundays, public holiday
Directions: 【By Train】25 minutes by car from JR Sabae Station and JR Takefu Station.
Parking: 5 standard size cars