A woman demonstrating the process of batik in a department store in Jogja, by mattjlc on Flickr. I should be ashamed of myself — I somehow missed a textile-related topic so big that it made Twitter’s trending topics! Thanks to Nancy Mims of Mod Green Pod for sending the story my way. Despite me being [...]
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COLOURLovers recently featured this extensive look at batik which included the video above. The processes shown here look nothing like what I imagined, and now I’m eager to try them out. Related posts: Happy Batik Day! Video: Behind the Scenes at Moda Gingham Is Good. Milk Fabric Put This On Is Awesome.
Hoffman Fabrics recently introduced six new “flavors” of their popular pre-cut Bali Pops fabric packs. The packs include 40 different Bali Batiks cut in strips measuring 2.5″ wide by 44″ long. I’m not much of a batik person but I have worked with them before in quilts and appreciate their deep, saturated colors and organic, [...]