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The Batik Butik

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Batik dyeing begins with undyed or already-dyed fabric and involves applying a waterproof resist to parts of the cloth, dying the remainder then removing the resist. This process may be repeated or not, to create fascinating patterns, whimsical motifs or wonderful celestial swirls.

These fabrics are produced on the island paradise of Bali, world center for batik dying, under the direction of the designer from British Columbia. Each bears a name that evokes images of far-off places or something wonderfully mysterious.

Most batik fabric is a bit stiff because of all the dye applied to it. It may also contain traces of resist as well. That is not the case with goods from The Batik Butik. These are soft and wonderfully drapey fabrics, quite distinct in the marketplace.


Bark Crinkle
Azure Crinkle
Hostreak Crinkle

White Crinkle

White Bambu Jacquard $16.00/yd

Charcoal Origami
Twilight Effect
Watermark Seaweed
Curry Deco Dandylions Border Print
Hotstreak Effect
White Diamond $16.00/yd
Solid White
Red Effect
Rust Marbled - Ethnic $14.00/yd
Waterfall Swirl

Violet Sticks & Stone
Berry Effect
Berry Swirl
Rust Marbled $14.00/yd
Taupe Masks $14.00/yd
Avocado Small Seagress
Avocado Rows of Sea Grass
Amethyst Chrysanthemum $14.00/yd
Amethyst Effect $14.00/yd
Violet solid
Magenta Effect $14.00/yd
Magenta Windswept $14.00/yd
Iris Effect
Iris Starcatcher