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 been wanting to have a go at playing with shibori circles since someone did something like this on one of my workshops. There are 6 different circle patterns to explore and learn how to make … [Read more...] about 6 superb ways to make magical circles in sophisticated tie dye.
Some of the most wonderful designs in Shibori are created from simple running stitches – ori nui shibori. I have had this simple design idea in mind for a while and at last I have made it … [Read more...] about 4 Essential Steps to Create a Beautiful Basketweave Shibori Pattern
Here is a fabulous design to be made from Shibori stitch resist. I will explain how to do this is 3 steps. It involves three types of Shibori stitching, to get technical mokume, ori nui … [Read more...] about Step by step guide to producing a shibori salmon design
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 … [Read more...] about Be inspired by this Wonderful Wiltshire shibori workshop
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 … [Read more...] about How to fold and sew a simple silk scarf in a diamond motif in 4 easy steps
Stitch resist shibori lends itself to making natural forms and patterns and particularly to making leaf shapes. Today I will explore 4 different leaf designs that you may like to make. The designs … [Read more...] about How to create an indigo forest of shibori stitch resist leaves