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If you are interested in an indigo dyeing workshop, please ask us! We help many schools or local communities to do it in Japan.
What you need 1) Fabric to be dyed2) Botanical dyes in the same weight as the fabric to be dyed3) Enough water to soak the fabric to be dyed 4) Bowls and...
Katanori is a paste resist for stencil dyeing which has been used over 1,000 years. Katanori is made from Mochiko and Komon-nuka. Making Katanori is actually not difficult.
Dyes and pigments are used to color substances, but there are differences in their properties.
Many botanical dyes can dye silk or wool clothes beautifully, but not so well on cotton and linen. This is because botanical dyes tend to bond with animal proteins that are...
Indigo blue is really beautiful. However, using Bassen (discharge print) makes it more sophisticated. Please check it out if you want to know about Japanese indigo dyeing way.