Kikkou-Matsukawa/ Tsujigahana with Honeycomb, (2001), Itchiku Kubota Art Museum 15. While the dry cloth is still stretched taut, designs are drawn and shading added with a brush and ink. 16. The entire piece is stitched again and bound to restore the texture originally created by the tie-dyeing and stitch-resist techniques. 17. The threads are cut to undo the tie-dyeing; great skill is required to avoid cutting the fabric.