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Bali, Tonga and Indian Batiks

Old 07-24-2013, 11:53 AM
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I am familiar with the quality of the Bali and Tonga batiks, but have never run into Indian batiks before so I'm not sure about the weave and quality of the fabric. I see some Indian batiks on sale at Fabric.com....has anyone ordered them or maybe bought some somewhere else that could enlighten me.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:18 PM
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It has been my experience that Indian batiks are sometime a looser weave.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:26 PM
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I also had some that were looser weaves.. and bleed even more than Batiks from Indonesia. They had a bit of a waxy feel , and did not bleed immediately but once they started the color loss was more than anything I ever experienced.
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:28 PM
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I don't use Indian batiks because of their lower quality and tendency to bleed. You can not rely on them to play well with others.
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