These indigo shibori wax wraps are crafted from durable linen fabric and hand dyed in natural indigo. Made from usda organic bee's wax, jojoba oil, and 100% natural pure pine resin. These shibori patterns are created using a shape resist technique called itajime. The fabric is pleated and folded in various ways and then bound together between blocks or other objects to create a repeated pattern.
Fabrication: Indigo Dyed 100% Linen
Set of 3 includes sizes: 10" 8" and 5"
Due to the natural indigo dyeing process each fabric will vary in pattern slightly. Recommended care: Gently rinse in cold water, only using mild soap when necessary. Avoid hot water as this will melt and deteriorate the wax coating.
Shibori is a traditional Japanese dyeing craft. It involves binding fabric through folding, twisting, and stitching techniques to create a resist. The bound fabric is then dyed, most commonly, with natural indigo.