5853. Introduction to Shibori Dyeing Techniques
Shibori dyeing techniques include stitch resist, binding, clamping (Itajime), and pole wrapping (Arashi), The first recorded techniques were recorded as early as the year 600, with numerous techniques created in the 1800s. The name is Japanese, but the techniques are not limited to Japan. Countries in South America and Africa have similar traditions but use different materials. As part of the overview, garments using some of these techniques will be available for close inspection.
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