You may long to create some unusual shapes and designs you have seen created with shibori. I am going to introduce you to a way to create some quite simple but satisfying dandelion patterns in this … [Read more...] about The secret of devising some delicate dandelion heads in shibori
I would like to share with you how I devised this colourful botanical lampshade using shibori stitch resist. I will show my design method of producing a unique lampshade to coordinate with curtain … [Read more...] about Tips on Creating a unique lampshade like an interior designer
You may long to create some unusual shapes and designs in shibori. From all my experience of creating shibori textiles I am going to show you some quite simple but satisfying patterns in … [Read more...] about How to make a beautiful poppy seed head in shibori in 3 steps
Karamatsu shibori enables you to design some wonderful shapes and patterns. We will look at 5 examples of shapes and designs made by using this technique of shibori stitching. All the shapes made … [Read more...] about Designing with karamatsu shibori 5 original ideas to inspire you.
Reporting in on the latest indigo and shibori workshop I ran on Saturday 14th May. Just a few of us in the end because of various family predicaments but the work produced was very successful and fun … [Read more...] about Shibori Indigo Workshop at Artisan Community Art Studio
I can’t believe it Dorset Art weeks is only two weeks away now, that wonderful Open Studio Event across the County of Dorset. I am showing my work at the Dorset Wildlife Trust Kingcombe … [Read more...] about Getting ready for Dorset Art Weeks 2016
Traditionally shibori has been used to create stunning indigo norens or door curtains. These are used at the entrance to a room or to a shop, café or other business. Using a door curtain provides … [Read more...] about 5 Japanese Noren (door curtain) to inspire your shibori designs
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 … [Read more...] about Ideas for Using Shibori to Devise Fabulous Patterned Clothing and Fashion
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 … [Read more...] about How to Create 3 Fun and Easy Shibori Stripe Designs in Indigo.
This design is inspired by this pen and ink image of leaves and the little detail of a piece of vintage shibori fabric. The first step is to draw the design of stem and leaves on to the … [Read more...] about How to make a simple leaf and stem design in shibori