#imajinspires: Natural Dye ≠ Tie Dye

Imaji Studio

What is IMAJI Studio? We are a natural dye fabric studio. No, NOT ‘tie dye’.  Natural Dye.   Let me explain to you the difference: ‘Tie Dye’ is a method used to color fabric. It’s simple, you tie the fabric and you dye it.     You can dip the whole fabric in a dye you have prepared or you can use bottles now to paint the dye unto the fabric. Although it gained popularity during the Hippie era in the US (1960s), it is an ancient technique found in India, Japan, and China even dating back to the 6th Century....

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Natural Dye Workshop

Imaji Studio
This DIY workshop will explore the wonders of natural plant base dye and how easy it is to create motifs on fabric by using items that can be found in your kitchen! We will be exploring easy techniques with veggies and fruits you usually use for cooking as a tool to create unique graphic motifs. 
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#imajinspires: World Mangrove Day

Imaji Studio
Sunday, 26th July 2020 marks the International Day to Conserve the Mangrove Ecosystem approved by UNESCO all over the world or also known as World Mangrove Day.  To celebrate this day, we went instagram live with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara to educate ourselves on facts about this unique ecosystem. Joined by usi (Ambonese for 'sister') Sally Kailola, we learnt a lot about the life it supports and how it has been a gift to us in the motherland and of course the urgency to save it for future generations. 
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#imajizerowaste: DIY Online Workshops

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Upcycle waste fabric into your own DIY Face Mask at the comfort of your own home with IMAJI Studio🌱 IMAJI Studio have teamed up with Traveloka Experience to provide online workshop to teach you a super easy step by step in making your own fabric mask at home as part of the initiative in #imajizerowaste to minimize and upcycle any waste fabric from production.  This workshop is suitable for beginners and those who are looking for a new hobby. You will receive a sewing kit, IMAJI Studio waste fabric, and the elastic bands sent to your house prior to the...

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A Jamu Story: Making the Most of Nature

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JAMU is an Indonesian word that refers to herbal concoctions (drinks, powder, pills, etc) with recipes passed down from our ancestors and has become an essential part of our culture. Although the word jamu may have underlying negative stigma because of the bitter taste, there is a deep philosophy behind this local wisdom. The word itself comes from old Javanese, jam from jampi which means prayers and the 'U' from usodo which means health. So culturally, the creation of jamu is a person's prayer of good health. Most families in the island of Java grows their own herbs or pick them outside to blend them and create jamu. It...

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#imajinspires: Every Mask for a Life

Imaji Studio

Through every purchase of IMAJI Studio’s fabric mask you are helping doctors, nurses, and people from less fortunate communities to access fabric masks and Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to fight this pandemic.     We will be donating 50% of all sales proceeds from our fabric mask to Yayasan Kebudayaan dan Kemanusiaan Jaya Suprana (Jaya Suprana Foundation of Culture and Humanity) for distribution of these equipments to remote areas in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Kediri.    To keep track on how the donations has helped lives please head on to story highlights from @muri_org or www.muri.org for the donations in total....

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