SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
CLASS: JSS 2
TERM: 3rd TERM
DEFINITION OF TIE-DYE
Tie-dye is a textile craft which in a plain cotton fabric is tied at various points with raffia and dipped into a dye solution. The tied fabric takes the colour of the dye stuff after completing the dyeing process and when untied has beautiful designs formed on it. In tie-dye, the resist material is raffia and waxed thread, which prevent the dye solution from penetrating certain areas of the firmly tied fabric.
METHODS OF TYING FABRIC
LOCATION OF TIE-DYE
Tie-dye is practiced in Sokotoand Abeokuta in Ogun state.
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTION
Cultural and Creative Art Book 1, Peter Akinyemi and other authors.Pages 21 – 24.
(c) Wax (d) Caustic soda
(b) Serigraphy (c) Marbling (d) Pleating
(a) Abeokuta (b) Oyo (c) Ogbomoso (d) Iseyin
(b) tannic acid (c) dye stuff (d) None of the above
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