Batik is defined as the act of creating design or printing on fabric by coating the fabric with wax. It is also known as the wax-resist technique used in the textile art of fabric decoration. This can also be described as an Indonesian method of hand-printing on fabrics by coating with wax dyeing is an advancement on the traditional starch method of dye resist technique knows as “Adire Eleko” among the Yoruba(here in Nigeria). Batik dyeing is very unique due to the way certain wax blends and cracks appear during handling, allowing lines of color to penetrate through resisted areas. Batik is done using two different materials for resisting the fabric (i.e., wax and starch), the procedure and result differ. CategoryAdire BlogTagsAdire History Adire making Post navigation Next PostNext Difference between Batik and Tie and Dye(Adire) by HarbiiDdyer Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.