Mountain Sunrise£12.00/metre

Availability: in-stock

Black, Pink, Jade, Mustard and white ikat hand weave. A lightweight cotton, somewhere between a muslin and a summer cotton. Suitable for breezy tops and dresses. 112cm 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 skips in the pattern, 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.

Mountain Sunrise is suitable for the following patterns in our Workbook: Bantam and Heron.

 

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