Local artist’s hand-dyed fabrics made with ‘magic’
By Erika Engle
Oct. 2, 2015
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Kathleen Lukens, owner of Hana Lima Hand Dyes, shows off her creations.
COURTESY HANA LIMA HAND DYES In addition to blouses, Hana Lima Hand Dyes also will offer ice-dyed leggings and socks made from bamboo fiber. Socks will be available in all sizes, from infant to adult. Leggings will be offered in women’s sizes from extra-small through extra large.
including a new line of rayon blouses that are ice-dyed. Artisan Kathy Lukens covers each shirt in ice cubs
COURTESY HANA LIMA HAND DYES This silk crepe scarf was hand-dyed in the Arashi shibori method, in which the fabric is wrapped around a pole and immersed in dye. The process is repeated to create a cross-hatch design.
shows off her creations.Courtesy Hana Lima Hand Dyes This silk crepe scarf was hand-dyed in the Arashi shibori method