Shibori is the Japanese term for the dye-resist technique of binding, clamping, or gathering cloth to create unique individual designs on fabrics.
One of the oldest techniques in Japan, it uses a variety of ways to hand-dye natural Indigo into organic fabrics, creating intricate designs using stitching, folding, clamping, twist and tying, into beautiful patterns that Shibori is known for
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Batik is a wax-resist art form that has been practised for centuries in Indonesia, Java, Sri Lanka and in many other countries around the world.
Workshops introduce participants to this unique meditative art form and guide you through the processes of creating individual designs on fabrics that you can take home and use for cushions, artwork or any creative sewing projects. Learning how to use a traditional canting to draw designs on fabric with hot wax to create a resist and how to apply & prepare reactive dyes to dye your fabric.
See the technique to get the idea in this Batik demonstration video.
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