Category Archives: ikat fabric

Souvenirs of Uzbekistan – a particle of the East for a long-lasting memory

Can you imagine a trip abroad without memorable souvenirs? Souvenirs are not only gifts for loved ones, but also a memory, a part of the country you visited. In our country, the culture synthesized nomadic and agricultural cultures, which are originally adjacent to its territory, you will find many Uzbek souvenirs that you will want […]

Ikat Pillows & Pillowcases

For the first time pillows were used as a decorating element for a long time. With their help, designers placed accents using products with a bright color or print. Over time, this became quite popular, most beginning designers adopted an easy but effective way to dilute the background of a room. The decorative pillow is […]

Ikat – fabric conquered the world!

Bright, sunny fabric with patterns on it … As bold as our generous sun! The same kind and positive, as our friendly people! Ikat is not a type of pattern, not a combination of colors, it is a unique technique of making fabrics, which consists of the procedure when threads are first painted and then […]

The creation of ikat in Indonesia

Not many people know the origin of Indonesian ikat, and today we will tell you about this laborious process. Indonesia is the city of batik and ikat, the most beautiful handmade ethnic fabrics. This fabric is created on the island of Bali, this place is also called the “Island of the Gods”. In Bali, the […]

Ikat – a new trend in interior design, born in the East

The traditional oriental ornament ikat today is at the height of fashion. The production of silk fabric with a pattern reminiscent of a rainbow reflection that trembles in a ripple of water begins with silkworm caterpillars. In the spring, these insects are woven into cocoons, and after a few days, these cocoons are removed and […]

Ikat – the perfect fabric for sewing curtains?

Ikat curtains

The decoration of the window for many centuries remains the most important decorative and functional detail in the design of any interior. That is why, choosing the fabric for curtains, it is necessary to take into account many factors. To create an appropriate and attractive image, it is not enough to choose a material of […]

How Indian ikat differs from uzbek ikat?

How Indian ikat differs from uzbek ikat?

There are many examples of uzbek ikat and its features, but do you know anything about Indian ikat? Ikat is one of the oldest known patterned textiles in the world, with a history that spans across multiple cultures and is known to have existed in India since the 6th Century. Traditionally, Ikat was a symbol […]

Why Uzbek ikats are so narrow?

Why Uzbek ikats are so narrow?

One of the main questions that interests most people is a narrow width of Uzbek Ikats. There is a story of how in the Soviet days, when there was no such thing as a private business, the production of ikat textiles was in the hands of the government and the production was industrialized in a […]

How to wash ikat fabric

How to wash ikat fabric

Today, one of the most popular fabrics that went down in history and continue to conquer the hearts of millions of people – ikat, deserves the best attention and of course care. So, in this article we will talk about how to care for this fabric and in what conditions it is necessary to be […]

Top 20 ikat décor images

Top 20 ikat décor images

Ikat in the modern world is not only a fabric made by a special technology, but also a masterpiece that has gone down in the history of many designers and connoisseurs of art. Being initially only a fabric for sewing various kinds of clothing, today ikat has greatly expanded the boundaries of usage. For example, […]

Cotton weaving vs silk ikat weaves

Cotton weaving vs silk ikat weaves

The weaving of cotton cloth was the most common domestic handicraft of the oasis towns and villages until the nineteenth century. Almost every household possessed a loom for the manufacture of cotton cloth for the making of garments, turbans and girdles, as well as coarse calico for the family’s use and for sale in the […]

Suzani for home décor and upholstery

Suzani for home décor

A person of Western lifestyle cannot stop wondering when he first comes to a traditional Uzbek house. And first of all, to the almost complete absence of furniture. A patterned carpet or nap carpet on the floor, kurpacha blankets and pillows folded in niches, a wrought-iron chest and a low table han-takhta make up almost […]