Dyed and finished mokume stitching

Ideas for Using Shibori to Devise Fabulous Patterned Clothing and Fashion

Looking at Pinterest I have come across so many brilliant ideas for incorporating shibori into fashion garments. Here are 3 simply stunning indigo blue tops with ideas about how they were devised and how you can make something similar. This little sleeveless indigo dyed silk vest was found on the Dharma Trading Co website. This …

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Finished dyed fabric piece

How to Create 3 Fun and Easy Shibori Stripe Designs in Indigo.

Let me introduce you to some straightforward instructions and images for creating 3 different stitch resist patterns in fabric by simple folding and stitching. Folding and tying in these uncomplicated ways produces some lovely patterns. These fabrics are dyed with indigo, I have written about how to dye with indigo. 1. Plain stripe. Firstly here is a plain stripe. The …

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Creating with Maki-Age Stitch Resist Shibori

How to Make 2 Simple Leaf Designs in Stitch Resist Shibori

Here I show you how to create two simple leaf designs in maki-age shibori I love using maki-age shibori. Here are more designs to create using this one particular stitch resist shibori technique. What sort of designs and sizes work? The effect achieved is of narrow bands of colour radiating out from the centre of the design …

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