Shiburi batik

New Straits Times - - Jom! -

WHAT­doy­ougetwhenyou marry Malaysian hand­block tech­nique and the Ja­panese man­ual re­sist dye­ing tech­nique called shiburi on a piece of silk? Beau­ti­ful, one-of-a-kind batik, of course.

You can find it un­der the Kraf Sutera Klasik la­bel, pro­duced by Khadi­jah Zainal Abidin in her house at Kuala Kangsar.

The tie-dye pat­terns over the block pat­tern pro­duce a batik which is in de­mand.

How to make your own shiburi batik? You need a piece of cloth, dye blocker items like chop­sticks, rub­ber, cloth pegs or small wood blocks, a con­tainer each of wa­ter and dye.

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