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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Ever been to Bali?

My body has not been to Bali but my mind has been there now for several days as I have vicariously traveled with Linda Fitch who is writing on Hoffman Fabrics new blog, Creative Canvas.

Linda is traveling in Bali now and she is posting photos of how the Hoffman Batiks are made, pictures of the town, and today she has posted about how the Tjap (chop) is made.  The chop is the die that is hand made and produces the design on the fabric using wax resist.  Each of the amazing Hoffman Batiks are made this way....can you imagine the number of chops they must have?  Mind blowing!

Vicarious traveling smiles,


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  2. I apologize for removing the comment! Yikes! Me and computers. Lol. Anyhoo, waving at you from hot and steamy Philly. I would love to travel to Bali and work with the masters. It would be wonderful to make some of my designs into tjaps and make miles of fabric! One day, right? Lol! hugzzz

  3. I should meander on over there, thanks for the info.

  4. What a nice blog with beautiful pictures.

  5. Wouldn't it be amazing to see it all in person? So interesting.

  6. My passport is valid and I can be packed in a matter of minutes...comin' with? Wouldn't THAT be a hoot? Thanks for the heads up on the blog - yup, that's what I need, another blog to read. know I will, too.

    Wishing you well!


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