FOLK HERITAGE

7 MOST POPULAR SHIBORI TECHNIQUES WORLDWIDE

The art of Shibori is a classic example of handmade Japanese craftsmanship. Running over the centuries, “SHIBORI” art is well preserved in rich Japanese tradition and an integral part of their textile culture. The untying of the dyed piece after twisting/folding/binding is a thrilling experience that consistently creates beautiful results. Here we will narrow down our post to the 7 MOST POPULAR SHIBORI TECHNIQUES YOU MUST KNOW.

ECO-DESIGNS, FOLK HERITAGE

“SHIBORI” – JAPANESE DYEING TECHNIQUE

Very particular to Japan, Shibori is a manual resist dyeing technique which has now became a synonym for fabric manipulation and dying found worldwide. This technique is distinctive in its style and can not be simply thought as "tie-and-dye". The terminologies are Japanese and thus in most of the languages there is no equivalent term for Shibori and its different techniques. It differs from other dying techniques like ikat, batik, ajrakh, bogolanfini and tsutsugaki and all the shibori traditions together promotes resist dyeing showcasing range of aesthetics, heritage and cultural diversity......

ECO-DESIGNS

“INDIGO” – THE KING OF NATURAL DYES

For all those INDIGO lovers out there! Have a glance at this amazing Indigo ride right from a seedling turning into an amazing dye for maybe... your denims or Japanese shibori or handcrafted Indian ethnic wears. The list is endless. NATURAL. BIO-FRIENDLY. SUSTAINABILITY. ANCIENT DYE. HISTORICAL PAST. GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE. POPULARITY. MODERN APPLICATIONS makes Indigo a dye worth celebrating. Its called The King of natural dyes and is an integral part of Modern Wardrobes. Lets find out more about this exotic BLUE GOLD....