Asian

Here, we give you a sample and brief description of the various different fabrics we work with to design our unique artwear, as well as how to care for the fabrics.  The samples shown here are not necessarily still in stock; rather serve as examples to give you an idea of each type of fabric.  We are constantly scouting out new unique and stunning fabrics for future artwear to keep things fresh and exciting!  You can check back frequently on our SHOP! page to see new fabrics we are offering for our CUSTOMIZABLE pieces...

 

ASIAN BATIK:

This is a wax-resist tie-dyeing technique used on textile. Batik is found in several countries of Asia, such as India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Iran, the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as West Africa, such as Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Mali.  However, it is in Indonesia that it is considered a national art form. Batik has been both an art and a craft for centuries.  In Java, Indonesia, batik is part of an ancient tradition, and some of the finest batik cloth in the world is still made there. 

Care Instructions:

As batik apparel is made from a wax and dye process, it is expected for the color to run slightly during the first and second washing of the apparel.  Therefore, it is important to observe the following wash instructions to ensure optimum care given to your batik apparel:

- Hand wash separately for first few washings; later can machine wash.
- Do not bleach.
- Hang to dry....or tumble dry over short period under low temperature.
- Depending on type of fabric, use low to warm iron setting.