Knots To Dye For
Two Tie-&-Dye Textiles of India

Knots To Dye For

Discover MAP Themes
Age: 10+

India is known for a variety of textile traditions, practiced by communities across the length and breadth of the country. These are invariably hand-made and extremely labor intensive – from developing silk out of worm cocoons to printing intricate patterns using wooden blocks.

In this pack,  explore what goes behind the creation of two traditional textiles – Ikat from the south of India and Bandhani from the west.

This Discover MAP pack includes:

An exploration guide – Learn about Ikat and Bandhani with examples from the MAP collection.
MAP DIY Guide – Weave on a home-made loom made out of cardboard.
MAP DIY Guide – Design a tee shirt for yourself using tie and dye.

[ZIP file with 3 PDFs]