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How We Made It: Geo Print

How We Made It: Geo Print

     The geo print was made using a traditional technique common in Bagru called "dabu" or mud resist. The technique gives printed areas of the fabric a crackled texture, making every inch of the fabric unique. Dabu printing is a lengthy process that first requires mixing a combination of clay rich soil, limestone, and concrete. Artisans in the village of Bagru get up at sunrise every morning and mix the dabu by stomping on it with their feet. After the dabu is mixed it is sifted through cloth to remove any lumps. 

     The refined mixture is stored all day...