The 12 Steps of Handwritten Batik Making – The technique of applying wax or other dye-resistant substances to cloth to produce a design is found in many parts of the world, but none is as famous as the batik of Java. The Javanese were making batik… Continue Reading

The 8 Steps of Hand-Block Batik Making – Yes, Travel Junkie Indonesia love Batik. The word ‘batik’ is an old Javanese word meaning ‘to dot’. From the mid-19th century, batik production was increased by applying the wax with a metal stamp called a cap. The cap… Continue Reading