A month on from the week long fully immersive shibori retreat in Cornwall run by me and organised by Proper Crafty and I am letting you see more of the wonderful and inspiring work that was done. … [Read more...] about 5 Inspiring shibori flowers from my Cornish week long retreat.
Stitch resist shibori lends itself to making natural forms and patterns and particularly to these ammonite shapes. Today I am going to show you 3 different ammonite designs that you may like to make. … [Read more...] about 3 amazing ammonites to create in stitch resist shibori
Back home in a rather cold Dorset following my week long fully immersive shibori workshop in Cornwall run by Proper Crafty. So much wonderful and inspiring work was done I am going to be … [Read more...] about Letting you in on the secrets of a Cornish week long shibori workshop
As the 14th February was getting closer this year I decided I wanted to show how to create a heart shaped design in sophisticated tie dye stitching. This little design uses miru shibori, a way of … [Read more...] about Creating a handsome heart in shibori stitch resist and madder dye
Here is a lovely little design to be made from Shibori stitch resist. I will explain how to do step by step. It involves three types of Shibori stitching, to get technical mokume, ori nui and maki-age … [Read more...] about Produce a sunny shell to be proud of in sophisticated tie dye
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!
Winter is fast approaching. The change of seasons will see colours transitioning from the bright red, gold, and orange hues of autumn to the dreary monotonous whites and greys of the colder … [Read more...] about Creating the Perfect Warm Environment to Counter Winter