About Tatsat - A Socially Conscious Store

With a focus on triple bottom line, Tatsat a retail store in Hauz Khas works as a bridge between marginalized producers and markets. Established as ‘Shop with a cause’ in Delhi, it offers most of the products sourced from either NGOs, self-help groups, green producers or budding entrepreneurs.

Uniquely curated, our products include a handpicked selection of jewelry, handmade paper, organic skincare, natural aroma, home decor and handwoven textiles including a wide range of saris, suit fabrics, duppattas and stoles.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

How is Shibori Done - II

In the next stage, the stitched designs are thoroughly checked and then each thread is painstakingly tightened. An eleborate design can often have upto 200 threads that need to be meticulously tightened.

Checking the tightened piece of Shibori comprises the next essential stage. The checked piece is then dyed repeatedly till the required shade of colour is achieved. In Shibori that's indigo particularly, the stages of dyeing can often go upto 10 to achieve the correct depth of colour. Post dyeing, the piece is scrutinized yet again to ensure that dyeing has occured uniformly. After this, it is opened to rveal the Shibori design. Lastly, the opened piece is fixed using an organic fixer so that colour fastness can be ensured.

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