SHIBORI

A japanese term for methods of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching,folding,twisiting and compressing. In traditional shibori crafts,artisans have long been known to devise ways in which the hardwork nds the most ecient route to achieve ists production goal. They attend to the smalled of detail,such as the choice of a tying thread. Miura shibori they use a loosely twisted meduim-ne cotton thread wound our its own ball. Boshi shibori they use a tightly twisted meduim cotton thread wound on a wooden dowel. Kuno shibori a meduim-heavy linen thread wound on a wooden dowel and soaked in water. In Japan,the earliest known example of cloth dyed with the shibori technique dates back to the 8th century where indigo was the main dye used.

SCREEN-PRINTING

Is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink-bloking stencil to receive a desired image. The attached stencil forms open areas of mesh that transfer ink or other printable materials which can be pressed through the mesh as a sharp -edged image onto a substrate. It is also silk-screen,serigraphy & serigraph printing. Screen-printing is a form of stencilling that rst appeared in a recognizable from China during the Song Dynasty ( 960- 1279 A.D.)

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