Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Our Batik Work is Finished!

Come and see our HS batik hangings in the San Mateo building!

We have finished our African batik project and are proud of the results. Here are photos that show the second stage of our batik process to finished pieces:

A batik cloth ready to be dyed. The pattern is made with melted wax.
Stirring the cloth in the indigo dye
The cloth is ready to be rinsed and dried
Laying out a cloth to dry
Rinsing out all the excess dye
Reviewing the effect of the wax resist method
Finished batik drying!
Ironing the cloths to melt the remaining wax from the fabric

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