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Textiles - having to do with weaving; woven or knitted fabric; cloth. Our hand-woven products include Wall hangings, Sarongs, Saddle bags, and Sarees. These products may be available in Cotton, Silk, Linen, Rayon, and Hemp.
Hemp - Plant fiber fabric from Cannabis Sativa - valued for it's strength and durability. Product styles include Batik hemp, Indigo hemp, and Hemp Blends: Canvas, Corduroy, Denim, Linen, Silk, and Tencel

Silks - Obtained from the cocoons of certain species of caterpillars known as "silkworms". Charmeuse, Chiffon, Chinese Brocades, Dupion, Georgette, Noil.
Quilt Fabrics -Asian designs, Batik (Cotton & Rayon), Cotton Prints and Pima Cottons (Solid Colors).

Ikat- woven fabric in which the threads are tied for dyeing before weaving. (from the Malaysian word "Mengikat"), to tie, bind or wind.
African Fabrics - Damask - Shiny Treads that create a print on a matte surface. Indigo- Natural blue Dye extracted from the leaves and stems of the Indigofera Tinctoria and Indigofera Anil plants. Kuba Cloth and Mud Cloth.

Block Prints - Using a carved block of wood that is dipped into a dye and then pressed onto the fabric, thus creating beautiful designed art fabrics.
Rayon Batiks - Method of applying colored designs to a fabric. Form of resist dyeing. One method is to cover with wax all the areas of the fabric not to be colored. After the dyeing, the wax is removed by boiling the fabric, leaving you with a multicolored and motif piece of art fabric.

Cotton Batiks - Method of applying colored designs to a fabric. Form of resist dyeing. One method is to cover with wax all the areas of the fabric not to be colored. After the dyeing, the wax is removed by boiling the fabric, leaving you with a multicolored and motif piece of art fabric.


 
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