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From lii|»|»if k s lo socialites The tie-dye look: Lowly art becomes Rv pKTER BENCHLEY 1 • 1 f* 1 • cone wav bevond the fash PETER BENCHLEY Newsweek Service Keeping up with tin 1 changes in fashion has never been a pastime for the budget-minded. budget-minded. Almost as soon as a new style grows popular enough to be mass-produced and low-priced, something new comes along to keep the cash registers ringing. new high fashion liven up their loincloths and decorate their muumuus by tying the fabric in knots and clipping it into dye, creating patterns of different colors. In the 1920s, children were taught tie-dying as a handicraft, handicraft, along with knot-tying Dye Works. She creates only for friends — a list that includes includes most of the big names in rock — and charges a token token $7.50 per item. On the East Coast, an artist named Will Richardson was hired by Best Foods to make gone way beyond the fashion look. The kids now have an- other way of doing their own thing." The Richardsons, who sell most of their product to Hals- ton, are embarking on more intricate, recognizable de- signs — butterflies, goldfish and snakes, to name a few — and they are formulating

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  1. Arizona Republic,
  2. 18 Mar 1970, Wed,
  3. Page 64

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