Gorgeousness Called Ikat

The History Of Ikat

Ikat is everywhere these days — as trendy as anything ancient can ever claim to be. Visible in traditional textiles ranging from Southeast Asia to South America to the Middle East and beyond, this type of pattern now lends interiors a kind of dres...

Ikat Fabrics - History Of Fabric, Furniture, Area Rug Store, Slipcovers, Draperies, Design Service

KAT FABRICS (pronounced ee-kat) are the oldest known patterned textiles in the world. They appear in cultures as diverse as Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Guatemala, Turkey, and India. Because textiles rarely survive more than a few thousand years, i...

Ikat Print And Pattern

Ikats and Ikat inspired prints

Ikat-Batik - Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

We committed to the promotion and support local Balinese Artisans and Indonesian craftsmen for their unique hand woven traditional textiles. We are respect and maintain our traditional way of life and dedicated to locally produced quality products...

Design Ideas: The Beauty Of Ikats

Get up to date with the latest decorating ideas and trends with this Housetohome photo gallery. The ikat fabric trend is here to stay, check out the latest ways to decorate your home with ikat with this photo gallery.

Mystery And History Of Ikat

“Most people think of ikat as a print,” Jack Laing exacts “but it isn’t a print at all, it’s a weave.” As co-founder and designer at CJ Laing, Laing is somewhat of an expert on the pervasive textile—his charming clothing store in the heart of Palm...

Research Journal: The History Of Ikat Weaving

Before choosing to research ikat, I was totally unaware of such weaving technique and style. Since my research began, I have gradually fallen in love with the technique and finished pieces. The potential to apply asian cultural history to the mode...

Art Of The Ikat

I was first introduced to ikats while traveling with friends on a private boat in Indonesia, exploring the small, sometimes roadless islands east of Bali, including Komodo, Sumba, and Sumbawa.

The Origins And Descent Of The Southeast Asian Tradition Of Warp Ikat Weaving

The warp ikat method of making decorated textiles is one of the most geographically widespread in southeast Asia, being used by Austronesian peoples in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, and Daic peoples on the Asian mainland.

Weaving Ties With Ikat

It is rarely seen that textile can weave together a relation between two nations, but designer Madhu Jain did just that with traditional Ikat weaves of India and Uzbekistan. Ikat is a textile weaving style that originated in Andhra Pradesh and Odi...

Translating Tradition Into Fashion And Home Accessories

The Frankitas gallery is open daily but it’s best to call ahead and make an appointment. From bold African batik prints to striking Uzbekistan ikat motifs, Indonesian rangrang to gilded Terengganu songket, Frankitas is about “translating ethnic te...

Traditional Weaves Are Getting Their Recognition, Says Suket Dhir

The timeless and classic weaves of Benaras are getting their due and recognition nowadays with several established designers incorporating the craft on the fashion runways, says designer Suket Dhir, who made India proud when he won the 2015-2016 M...

Time-Honored Ikat Weaving At Patio Gallery

Artist Wendy Weiss’ naturally dyed ikat weavings and Jay Kreimer's photos inspired by trips to Indian, Poland on exhibit.

Tradition Into Urban Aesthetics

Familiar Ikats in unfamiliar silhouettes.

It’S All About Stylish Ikat Prints

Ikat has become a global fashion phenomenon

Everybody Loves Ikat

Known for supporting the striking handwoven and resist-dyed ikat fabrics, Vinita Passary set up her fashion brand ‘Translate’ in the digital space as Ikatindia.com last month. The revivalist had always believed that it’s simply a matter of introdu...

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Gorgeousness Called Ikat

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Ikat is everywhere these days — as trendy as anything ancient can ever claim to be.