Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley is rightly famous for its ikat fabrics – which require infinite skill and patience of its practitioners. From HandEye Magazine.

These are ikat-woven fabrics, not printed. There was a very strong ikat tradition in Uzbeckistan that was suppressed during the Soviet era. Its a fascinating story.

Ikat pattern (pillow on bottom & cups/saucers)

Ikat Style

clothing poetic wanderlust

Working on recreating this with a secondhand (thrifted) coat, machine embroidery, Jacobean embroidery and applique!

ikat market

Ikat is originally from Indonesia. especially the East Sides of the country ranging from Toraja, Flores, Lombok and Maluku.and surrounding areas.we have also fab design from central java, bali,even borneo.

Red Ikat Expandable Weekender Bag & Overnight Bag | Getaway Tote | Stella & Dot

Getaway Red Ikat Weekender by Stella & Dot. Photo of red ikat woven bag with strap from the front.