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Patola (Gujrat) & Pochampally (Telegana)

A few years back, I was flying from Goa to Mumbai on an Air India flight. Probably it was the last flight out from that airport for the day.   2,032 more words

West India

November 19, 2017 - More ikat

After our introduction to warping for ikat last month, we continued our projects. We found that we needed plenty of space to stretch out our warps in order to prepare them for tying off areas that would resist the dyes we would later use. 164 more words

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Event: World Ikat Textiles Symposium 2017 – Ties That Bind

Event dates: 1–3 December 2017

The symposium is part of an international exhibition of ikat textiles from 28 countries that first premiered at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London in April… 50 more words


Uzbekistan and the Silk Road

Aivan ceiling at Tash-Hauli Harem, Khiva, Uzbekistan.

Ceiling in aivan at Tash-Hauli Harem, Khiva, Uzbekistan.

Yellow and blue Aivan ceiling at Tash-Hauli Harem, Khiva, Uzbekistan. … 1,830 more words

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October 29, 2017 - Planning the ikat warp

Today some of us started planning our ikat warps under the experienced eye of Frank and with the help of the instructions that can be found… 53 more words

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Ikat Explorations

When I started exploring indigo dyeing last year, I couldn’t wait to attempt ikat, despite knowing that it is an incredibly laborious technique. For those unfamiliar with the technique, the first step  is to wind a warp. 495 more words