I thought I would introduce you to this great selection of individual blogs about designs dyed with indigo or blue. They are full of good ideas and lovely simple instructions to follow. A lot of my shibori designs are not really for absolute beginners. All these blogs are a great way to take the first steps to begin with shibori and get hooked!
3 easy designs to make using fibre reactive dyes. A slight variation on how I work with fibre reactive dyes.
3 simple binding and folding techniques are shown on this blog another great starting point for shibori
An interesting woman Renee Fly who loves itajime and here describes a simple check scarf pattern. She has an Etsy shop full of beautiful scarf designs.
Melissa Fenlon describes how to create 4 lovely dishcloth designs
Another post by Melissa, more lovely inspiring and simple ideas.
4 simple ways of creating straight forward shibori designs not anywhere as complicated as the stitch resist shibori that I do and so a great place to start.
7. DIY shibori
Lots of easy ideas for folding and tying quite simple designs and a straightforward indigo vat recipe.
I hope taking a look at these 7 well described blogs will let you see how easy it is to get going with shibori. Once you have stepped your toe in the water, if your anything like me, you won’t look back!