Batik

Traditional Indonesian batik produced with a tjap (wax stamp).

 

 

 

Batik work requires the use of a cold water dye (a hot water dye will melt the wax out, so it will no longer be a resist !)  Drimarene K,  Procion MX, or  Naphtols are the usual choice.

 

Waxes & resists  

 

Tools  -  tjantings  -  for fine line application of hot waxes,  timber handle, metal bowl & spout   3  sizes    $15.50 each

 

Kit - dye kit + tjanting + small wax + instructions = $50.00

 

Fabrics 

 

 

Last updated: 21 Jul 2013

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