Tuesday, September 18, 2007

LUI DA PAO: Shibori- Stitching Chinese Butterfly




LUI DA PAO is an indigo dyer from Fenghuang, in West Hunan Provence, China. He specializes in the various forms of tie dye, stencil printing, and batik. In this video he demonstrates the shibori technique of the Chinese butterfly.









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3 comments:

neki desu said...

thanks for posting this video.
this summer i've managed to run a dye pot at last so let's see if i can get into Chinese butterflies.

neki desu

jude said...

this is great, thanks so much. anything indigo related is a treat for me. i have been checking your blog for updates, anything you can share is a gift

Satoai said...

Is this butterfly technique at all similar to the Japanese 'hotaru' (firefly) that uses cotton balls?