These three shibori sprig leaf designs are delightful to create using one particular stitch resist shibori technique, maki-age shibori. It is a reasonably easy design to create and does introduce you … [Read more...] about Be motivated to make these 3 shibori sprig leaf designs
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
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.
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
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.