February 4, 2020

The natural fibres are vegetable, animal, or mineral in origin. Vegetable fibres, as the name implies, are derived from plants. The principal chemical component in plants is cellulose, and therefore they are also referred to as cellulosic fibres.

fibers, N. (2020)....

February 3, 2020

Before I start with dye process, I will take time to feel and touch the fabric material. It is important to know and identify your material. In the natural dye process, certainly, I have to learn more about the character of my material.

Before a painter paints a masterp...

January 3, 2020

Material Matters celebrates artisanal craftsmanship of four Malaysian artists, working in a rich variety of materials, including natural dye textiles and upcycled as well as bespoke furnishing. The four creators : Samsiah Jendol (Little Syam), Redzlina Abdul Wahab (RAW...

September 5, 2018

Indigo pigment grows in the leaves of different type of species around the world. Some of the species that grows very well under tropical weather is Indigofera Tinctoria, 

It is also known as Tarum in Bahasa Melayu and commonly known as Indigo. It is easy to grow, thriv...

September 23, 2017

 It was a great session especially getting to see the participants really took their time to experience the slow process of organic dye. To be honest, I was nervous and anxious if the color won't stick to the fabric since natural dye usually takes longer time to penetr...

September 8, 2017

Shibori is also commonly known as 'ikat' technique that requires composition placement of how and where the pattern should be place on the textile. There's quite various technique can be use and it depends on the crafter's creativity. Shibori is a common name in Japane...

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