TIE-DYE : LSUS
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART (FINE ART) JSS2 THIRD TERM
WEEK – NINE
A Proper Approach to Cultural and Creative Art by Peter Akinyemi and other co-authors. Book 2.
DEFINITION OF TIE-DYE
Tie-dye is a textile craft which in a plain cotton fabric is tied at various points with raffia and dipped into a dye solution. The tied fabric takes the colour of the dye stuff after completing the dyeing process and when untied has beautiful designs formed on it. In tie-dye, the resist material is raffia and waxed thread, which prevent the dye solution from penetrating certain areas of the firmly tied fabric.
METHODS OF TYING FABRIC
- Circle tying: Pick the fabric away from the middle point and tie it tightly with raffia at regular intervals. This tying process can be done repeatedly all over the fabric.
- Clumb tying: Solid materials like pebbles, bottle tops and pieces of wood cut into different.... View More
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