Tie and dye is the simplest and the most interesting and vibrant form of resist dyeing. The fabrics which are tied and dyed are very colorful and have different patterns and designs. This is one of the oldest methods found in the east especially in China, Egypt, India, Japan, and Indonesia. Most of the creative types of designs in this process are found in Europe.

Shibori is a form of tie and dye in which the fabric is folded, pleated, tied or stitched in different ways and then dyed to achieve various designs. This process produces irregular patterns and colors in the garment, a natural outcome of the hand done work and adds to its beauty.