This page is under development and will give more details about Ikat dyeing and weaving methods.
For now there is a series of pictures of a rug being made.
The technique is Weft Ikat and requires absolute precision in both dyeing and weaving or the pattern will not show.
|Hanks laid out and tied
|The hanks are folded in half and tied again to mark the boundary for the dye. They are grouped into bundles to hang into the dye bath.
|Coming out of the first dye bath.