Shibori Workshops

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Be inspired by this Wonderful Wiltshire shibori workshop

This time of year I am always busy running workshops teaching shibori stitch resist. Back at the end of June I ran a most enjoyable day at Malmesbury, Wiltshire for the Malmesbury Quilters Group, a wonderfully full on and busy day with so much superb work produced. I gave a talk about “Creating with Shibori” the evening …

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Inside secrets of a silk scarf Shibori workshop

I have just run a wonderful silk scarves with natural dyes workshop at the stunningly located Kingcombe Centre, Lower Kingcombe, Dorset. Seven very creative and imaginative individuals took part. Including two visitors from Australia! I introduced everyone to some techniques of Shibori: ori-nui, karamatsu, maki-age and mokume.  Plus also showing them itajime, the method of …

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The latest Shibori workshop wonders to inspire you

I have just run an enjoyable day long Shibori indigo workshop at Watercleaves, Dottery, Dorset. This is a lovely venue, not many workshop spaces I have used hang colourful bunting overhead! Seven very creative and imaginative individuals took part. I introduced everyone to the main techniques of Shibori: ori-nui, karamatsu, maki-age and mokume,  helping them …

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Telling textile tales – what happens on a shibori workshop

  I have just run a wonderful Shibori indigo day workshop here in my home town of Sherborne, Dorset. Eight very creative, hard working and imaginative individuals took part. It was a great day, thank you Rosemary, Jackie, Merrille, Jen, Teresa, Nickie, Sam and Cheli. I introduced everyone to the essential tips for sewing sophisticated …

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Sharing the secrets of a successful Shibori workshop

I have just run a Shibori indigo workshop at the Kingcombe Centre, Lower Kingcombe, Dorset. Six very creative and imaginative individuals took part. I introduced everyone to the main techniques of Shibori: ori-nui, karamatsu, maki-age and mokume. We started with making a simple single fold design to help explain how it all worked, something like …

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