Shibori Dyed Tutu

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  • Regular price $30.00

Dress up stimulates imagination and creativity with fun.  These colorful tutus in adorable styles are handcrafted from vibrant, shibori dyed cotton. Colorful and playful, vibrant purple, green, teal, and blue shibori-dyed dress-up tutus for children ages 3 - 8. Let your little one’s imagination fly!  Shibori Butterfly wings sold separately.

Materials: cotton, elastic
Dimensions: 22.5" L, 11" W
Care Instructions: Hand wash.

Shibori is the Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with a pattern by stitching, binding, folding, twisting, or compressing. Artisans bind sections of cloth with thread to achieve desired patterns, depending on how tightly and where the cloth is bound. Raw materials used in this process are locally sourced cotton fabrics and non-toxic vegetable dyes.  The shibori art form has been passed down through generations. This small group of mostly women, fair trade artisans work from their homes. With new international markets open to them through our fair trade partnership, artisans are gaining economic stability and future generations can enjoy a more fruitful life.