Batik evening event quilt
June Colburn
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Batik: Textile Treasures of Bali

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June Colburn
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From royal robes to one of our hottest textile trends, hand-dyed wax-resist batiks have an alluring past and an exciting future. Learn about the importance of batik fabrics in Balinese culture and how world history affected those who create them.

Hear stories about June’s visit to Princess Mirah’s Factory where she watched expert dyers create magical effects on cloth. See samples of the lengthy process of making a three-color batik print. View examples of traditional village sarongs, some quite elaborate. Finally, learn how June uses contemporary batiks in her wearable art, quilts and more!

Please note: The evening events begin at 6 p.m. and typically last 60-90 minutes. If you arrive to The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show after 5:30, you do not need to purchase an admission ticket to enter the building. Please arrive by 5:45 p.m. as the exterior building doors will be locked at 6 p.m.