What is a batik? Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to color selectively by soaking the cloth in one color, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colors are desired.

These batiks can be custom ordered in our store, and typically take 1-2 weeks to design, dye and deliver. 

To expand our line direct from Old and In The Way Trading Company, we now bring you InStock hand made batik shirts available exclusively through The Raven’s Reels Almanac. These shirts are already made, in a specific size/color/design. They are 1 of 1 currently available and IN STOCK. No delays on delivery, no waiting on design and dye. The selection is limited to exactly what is shown. This dynamic grouping will update regularly. Check back for items as they come InStock!

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