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SHIBORI

The word shibori is the most used to describe a Japanese textile decoration technique.

The technique consist in creating a pattern using reserves. The textile piece is tied or stitched, pressed between wood elements before it is dyed in one or multiple colors.

Textile reserve techniques are used in all five continents and are as varied as the cultures that practice them. Other types of reserve techniques are batik, tie-dye, katazome, ikat, itajime, etc.