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
A friend was clearing out some of her books so I just had to look into her reject box and I found a beautifully illustrated book about William de Morgan design and his amazing colourful tiles. As so … [Read more...] about William de Morgan design inspiration for shibori stitch resist patterns
Let me tell you about my latest workshop, wonderful and inspiring work was completed and I am just picking out 5 of the shibori design ideas to tell you about to excite and impress you! And hopefully … [Read more...] about 5 superb shibori design ideas from the latest workshop
I held an inspiring and creative workshop with a group of Dorset felt makers recently. And in turn they motivated me to further explore shibori stitches on felt. I bought some metres of prefelt from … [Read more...] about Be inspired to explore simple shibori stitches on felt
A month on from the week long fully immersive shibori retreat in Cornwall run by me and organised by Proper Crafty and I am letting you see more of the wonderful and inspiring work that was done. … [Read more...] about 5 Inspiring shibori flowers from my Cornish week long retreat.
Stitch resist shibori lends itself to making natural forms and patterns and particularly to these ammonite shapes. Today I am going to show you 3 different ammonite designs that you may like to make. … [Read more...] about 3 amazing ammonites to create in stitch resist shibori