Black and white ikat weave. 113cm wide.
Ikat is a resist dyeing technique where the threads used for weaving are dyed beforehand. The Ikat threads are bound in a pattern so that the threads covered by the binding ‘resist’ the dye, creating a design. The more binding done before weaving, the more complicated the pattern. Ikat cloths are prone to slubs and often have ties in the cloth where one weaver ends and another begins, the ties will be on the wrong side of the cloth and we will endeavour to point this out on your packing slip if we see any. These are not flaws.
The cloth is hand-woven so the pattern is irregular in places, this also is not a flaw.
Suitable for dresses, tops, shirts, and looser fitting trousers or shorts. Please order a sample if you need to check the colour or weight.
Ansel is suitable for the following patterns in our Workbook: Bantam and Heron.
If you would like to order a sample of this cloth, please click on the ‘buy’ tab and then ‘add sample to cart’.
Fabric can be ordered in 10cm increments. The minimum order is half a metre. For example, if you want 2.8m’s this is what you type in the box.