Watercolour paper stencil, finished indigo dyed design and pasted fabric prior to dyeing. After meeting with Rob Jones of Romor Designs last year who showed me how to make simple paste resist I … [Read more...] about How to make a simple paste resist to create nature inspired designs on fabric
About a year ago I wrote a blog about creating different pattern shibori circles but white against blue. I wanted to explore the same idea using a pipette thereby creating a pattern of blue designs on … [Read more...] about The secret of creating blue on white shibori circles
Beautiful weather, beautiful work on my latest shibori stitching workshop at Artisan Community Art Studio in Bournemouth this weekend. It is always interesting to see what particular aspect of shibori … [Read more...] about A sunny shibori workshop exploring stitch resist geometric 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
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