These are some fun facts we learned when the Love Guests were making Adire:
-Cloths were made up of two strips of factory produced cotton shirting sewn together to form a shape that was roughly square.
-A material designed with wax-resist methods that will produce patterned designs in a dazzling array of tints and hues.
-The motifs used in Adire and the labels attached to them reflect the concerns of indigenous and contemporary Yoruba life: the world of nature, religion, philosophy, everyday life and notable events
-As a distinctive textile type, Adire first emerged in the city of Abeokuta, a center for cotton production, weaving, and indigo-dyeing in the nineteenth century
-Female specialists dyed yarns and cloth and also refurbished faded clothing by re-dyeing the cloth with tie-dyed patterns
The Love Guests went all out in putting their creativity to the test, which couple takes the cup?
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