Ikat Fabrics

Ikat: derives from the Indonesian word mengikat meaning ‘to tie, bind or wrap around’, is a method of wrapping to pattern, dyeing the yarns before they are woven.  It is a centuries-old method of textile patterning.

ikat fabrics bright colors
Ikat fabrics have been around for a long time but are very “in” now due to the freshness they bring through color and pattern.
ikat pillows
ikat design schemeikat benches The defining characteristic of ikat is the dyeing of patterns, by means of bindings, into the threads before cloth construction, the weaving of the fabric, takes place.
ikat headboard
ikat lampshade

lampshades too!

The patterns and colors are so varied and inspirational! Interested in Ikat for your home? Contact us!

Update: If you love Ikat style, check out these wonderful Ikat rugs for sale 

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  1. I love ikat! Thanks for sharing these beautiful images!

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