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The Batik Butik

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Batik dyeing begins with undyed or already-dyed fabric and involves applying a waterproof resist to parts of the cloth, dying the remainder then removing the resist. This process may be repeated or not, to create fascinating patterns, whimsical motifs or wonderful celestial swirls.

These fabrics are produced on the island paradise of Bali, world center for batik dying, under the direction of the designer from British Columbia. Each bears a name that evokes images of far-off places or something wonderfully mysterious.

Most batik fabric is a bit stiff because of all the dye applied to it. It may also contain traces of resist as well. That is not the case with goods from The Batik Butik. These are soft and wonderfully drapey fabrics, quite distinct in the marketplace.

 

         
#556944
White Bambu Jacquard $16.00/yd
#556258
Bark Crinkle
$18.00/yd
#558070
Azure Crinkle
$18.00/yd
#558069
Hostreak Crinkle
$18.00/yd

#556947
White Crinkle
$16.00/yd
         


#551621
Solid White
$11.00/yd
#559607
White Diamond $16.00/yd
#559024
Curry Deco Dandylions Border Print
$14.00/yd
#559125
Rust Marbled $14.00/yd
#559655
Hotstreak Effect
$16.00/yd
#559124
Red Effect
$14.00/yd
#559606
Waterfall Swirl
$16.00/yd
#559605
Berry Swirl
$16.00/yd
#559596
Berry Effect
$16.00/yd
         
#559268
Amethyst Chrysanthemum $14.00/yd
#559122
Amethyst Effect $14.00/yd
#559604
Violet Sticks & Stone
$16.00/yd
#559595
Violet solid
$16.00/yd
#559127
Magenta Effect $14.00/yd
#559019
Taupe Masks $14.00/yd
#559020
Avocado Small Seagress
$14.00/yd
#559025
Avocado Rows of Sea Grass
$14.00/yd
#559599
Iris Effect
$16.00/yd
#559608
Iris Starcatcher
$16.00/yd