Today I am going to introduce you to applying indigo with a pipette which is another way of working with shibori. With this you can create some fresh-looking designs, blue against lots of white. By … [Read more...] about 3 Fresh indigo blue and white shibori patterns using a pipette
I thought I would introduce you to this great selection of individual blogs about designs dyed with indigo or blue. They are full of good ideas and lovely simple instructions to follow. A lot of my … [Read more...] about 7 Straightforward how to shibori blogs for beginners
Another technique I have recently explored after being inspired by Jane Callender’s book "Stitched Shibori". I had seen images of fabrics created by what appeared to be overstitching and gathering … [Read more...] about 4 pretty designs for you to make in Guntai stitched shibori
August seems a long time ago but I realised I hadn’t shared the lovely work done on my weekend workshop at the Kingcombe Centre, Lower Kingcombe, Dorset. Five wonderfully creative, imaginative and … [Read more...] about Shibori workshop wonders to inspire and impress 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 … [Read more...] about The latest Shibori workshop wonders to inspire you
Here is another elegant design to make in stitch resist shibori. This one is not for beginners as it incorporates 3 different types of stitching and needs some careful manipulation. So here goes on … [Read more...] about Who else wants to shape an elegant Echinacea flower in shibori stitch resist?
Last year I visited Westonbirt Arboreteum and I collected lots of eucalyptus bark. Finally I have found the time to have a play and dye with it. I have looked for guidance on dyeing with this bark but … [Read more...] about The Secret of Dyeing with Eucalyptus Bark in 7 Easy Steps
I am just designing and planning on creating a number of naturally plant and flower dyed shibori scarves and thought I would share with you how to prepare wool or silk to take the dye, this process is … [Read more...] about 5 Easy steps to prepare fabric for natural plant dyeing
This design was initially inspired by looking at images of eucalyptus seed heads. I wanted to make a simple shape seed head that hung down. This design is quite a simple one to make. The shapes are … [Read more...] about Who else wants to make a simple shibori seed head pattern?
Here I am going to show you a really lovely little design to create in sophisticated tie dye. I have used a similar design to this on a number of my lampshades. It is a quite a simple design to … [Read more...] about How to make a beautiful butterfly in shibori in 4 steps