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Traditional tie & dye now in new printed avatars

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Apparel Online India January, 16-31, 2015

Regarded as the easiest method of imparting newness into a garment, tie & dye has continued to be a favourite, not only with designers but also in mainstream fashion. Giving a new twist to this ancient technique of fabric dyeing, the effect of folding, marbling and pinching is being re-created through the medium of printing. Be it the effect of over-dyeing, dip-dyeing, tinting or wrinkling, tie & dye effects are no longer constrained to being achieved through dyeing methods. In fact, with designers and job-workers experimenting with varied printing techniques, ‘printed tie & dye’ has become a value addition staple. Witnessing the growth of printed tie & dye versions…

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Source: Apparel Online India January, 16-31, 2015
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