Applying indigo with a pipette is another way of creating simple shibori patterns and with it you can create some fresh-looking designs. By using a pipette the indigo can be collected and … [Read more...] about 4 Simple shibori patterns in blue on white using a pipette
I have just run a silk scarves with natural dyes workshop at the Artisan Community Art Studio, Dorset. Eight very creative and imaginative individuals took part. A number of them have been on previous … [Read more...] about Inspiring ideas for Shibori silk scarves from my latest workshop
The shibori starfish is a simple design to create using some of the most straightforward stitching. In this pattern we use ori-nui, ne-maki and maki-nui shibori stitching. It is a design that is very … [Read more...] about Simple shibori starfish patterns for you to follow, stitch and create.
About a year ago I wrote a blog about creating different pattern shibori circles but white against blue. I wanted to explore the same idea using a pipette thereby creating a pattern of blue designs on … [Read more...] about The secret of creating blue on white shibori circles
I thought it would be special to share with you inspiring examples of work by close and far away friends who love shibori just like I do. Some of the things I am going to show you have been … [Read more...] about Love shibori: sharing some friends shibori designs
Let me tell you about my recent shibori workshop with madder and indigo dye, down at the Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Centre at Kingcombe. It was a rainy weekend but that didn’t deter the 9 keen, creative … [Read more...] about The inside story on a summer shibori weekend workshop
Here is more encouragement and advice to help you to make a stitch resist thistle. This one is not for beginners as it incorporates 4 different types of stitching and needs careful manipulation. I … [Read more...] about Straightforward steps to making a shibori stitch resist thistle
I am so glad I made the time to visit the exhibition “Back to Blue” at Black Swan Arts in Frome in Wiltshire. An exhibition about the history of cloth and dye trades in Frome over the last 600 … [Read more...] about Sustainable fabric from past to present “Back to Blue” exhibition review
I held an inspiring and creative weekend indigo workshop recently with a group of felt makers down in deepest Devon. I want to show you the shibori on nuno felt created. It is gorgeous! It makes me … [Read more...] about What everybody ought to know about creating shibori on nuno felt.
Beautiful weather, beautiful work on my latest shibori stitching workshop at Artisan Community Art Studio in Bournemouth this weekend. It is always interesting to see what particular aspect of shibori … [Read more...] about A sunny shibori workshop exploring stitch resist geometric patterns