Definitions

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  • adj. Having been blocked (shaped) by hand.

Etymologies

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hand +‎ blocked

Examples

  • They have had some wonderful things: beautiful saris of which I did not get enough, because dopey me figured "they'd always have some", and their bedcovers: beautiful handwoven, handblocked Indian fabrics in traditional prints and colours, *snip* *snip*.

    what? who? where? - A Dress A Day

  • She taught for a few years 'not for me' and in 1984 opened her fabric shop in Westbourne Grove, from where she sold her exquisite designs, from muslins handblocked in stars to Jacobean-inspired animals and birds on dupions.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Jessica Gonacha handblocked napkins we saw on Hostess with the Mostess.

    Apartment Therapy Main

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