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July 29, 2010 To Dye For

Attention all die-hard tie-dye enthusiasts: This Saturday, the de Young Fine Arts Museum of San  Francisco opens its exhibit To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color which features over 50 tie-dyed textiles and costumes from around the world. The … Continue reading

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July 3, 2008 Shibori: The Ancient Art of Resist Dyeing

Shibori is the Japanese word for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping and securing cloth before dyeing.  Rather than treating the cloth as a two-dimensional surface, with shibori it is given a three-dimensional form by folding, crumpling, … Continue reading

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