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itajime indigo scarf (3)

How to fold and sew a simple silk scarf in a diamond motif in 4 easy steps

Let me share with you the easy steps to create this pleasing and fetching indigo scarf design. This scarf was made by Fen on my silk scarf dyeing day at the Kingcombe Centre. I give her all the credit for thinking of adding the simple stitching to the clamped design which is so effective. I …

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shibori stitch resist scarf (1)

How to make a simple silky striped scarf step by step

I love using natural dyes and seeing the beautiful colours produced, this one is a very subtle and sophisticated colour. I made this very easy stitched resist design scarf using shibori stitch resist and alkanet root dye. Here’s how to make one yourself. Start with a ready-made silk infinity scarf from Dharma Trading size 185 …

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naturally dyed shibori silk scarves

The latest on enhancing silk scarves with shibori and plant dyes

Today I am updating you with the next instalment on my work with creating natural dyed shibori scarves This previous blog described my initial adventures with dyeing silk with natural dyes; onion skins, and madder. Some itajime and some stitch resist shibori. This is just the first step in developing new designs for a range …

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