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Mariko Kusumoto Answered

I have been trying to create color stripes in the same manner as Mariko Kusumoto. Cotton and silk thread have not worked. I think I need a different tool to apply polyester dye or different thread. The second image is messy but it was to test the strength of the dye on the bubbles. I think my problem now is how to draw the lines using polyester dye before steaming. 


Have you tried using thread that is already dyed such as embroidery thread? It almost seems like the color is transferred onto the fabric in the setting/steaming process rather than painted on afterwards.