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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A hand method of producing patterns in textiles by gathering portions of the fabric or yarn so that they will not absorb the color.

Usage examples (17)
  • On Sunday, I was tie-dyeing and my left hand wasn't gloved.
  • Members can download databases or visit any of 30 or more "forums," exchanging comments on topics from arthritis to gardening, caregiving to tie-dyeing.
  • "Central Asian Ikats from the Rau Collection" displays more than 60 of the textiles, which are made by tie-dyeing silk threads before weaving to create elaborate...
  • Many campers have never had a chance to try canoeing or tie-dyeing or basketry. for more
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