Weft ikat 1

Weft ikat 1

March 9, 2011

Kimono weavers often keep some precious left over fabrics in their tansu drawers.

Taeko showed us her foldable bag samples using her Yaeyama Jofu with ikat pattern.

Here is the one I bought from her.

Weft ikat 1

Our tied skeins were dyed with ryukyu indigo for three or four times.  The color looked deep enough in blue to use.