Textile artist Maya Slininger uses is a traditional method of Shibori dyeing called Itajime. Raw fabric is washed, folded, pressed between wood, and then dipped in a dye vat. "The dye reaches the fabric in a particular pattern, then I pull it out to let the dye ‘breathe.’ Air is what actually transforms the piece to its indigo state. This process can take up to a few hours, repeating it every 15-20 minutes until my desired color is achieved.” which is a shape-resist technique. It's a process that combines a bit of science with a bit of magic to create these beautiful indigo pieces.
She also makes, pillows, blankets and woven macramé pieces.
Each piece is hand made and one of kind.