What makes Ikat weaving special is that the yarn is tied and dyed before the fabric is woven. Keep scrolling to see exactly what level of skill and concentration this craft requires!
If you've ever asked "who made my clothes?" then consider this:
Let's assume that each step is carried out by at least one, skilled individual before the fabric moves to the next stage on the production line, and count the steps involved in Ikat fashion!
Once you're done, conside the farmer, the cleaner, the spinner, the designer and the tailor - and that's ignoring the fact that multiple craftspeople are involved at each stage - engaged in making your Ikat outfit.
Here's a quick glimpse into the making of the Ikat fabric.