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Shibori silk scarf workshop

Inspiring Ideas for Shibori Silk Scarves from my Latest Workshop

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 workshops and were skilled at producing shibori stitch. I introduced the others to some stitch techniques of Shibori: ori-nui, maki-age and …

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Simple Shibori Starfish Patterns for You to Follow, Stitch and Create.

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 easy for a beginner to shibori to make. I visited the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter and saw there is …

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A Sunny Shibori Workshop Exploring Stitch Resist Geometric Patterns

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 grabs people and this time it was definitely an interest in exploring stitch resist geometric patterns; circles and diamonds particularly. 6 very enthusiastic participants came …

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