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Make Your Own Stitch Resist Dandelion Seed Head in Sophisticated Tie Dye.

Inspired by the fact that anytime soon the dandelions will start appearing here are instructions to make a stitch resist dandelion. I always think they add a beautiful bright colour to hedgerows and verges. I have to admit they are a bit of a nuisance when they come up in the “wrong” place! Instructions for …

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Shibori silk scarf workshop

Inspiring Ideas for Shibori Silk Scarves from my Latest Workshop

I have just run a silk scarves with natural dyes workshop at the Artisan Community Art Studio, Dorset. Eight very creative and imaginative individuals took part. A number of them have been on previous workshops and were skilled at producing shibori stitch. I introduced the others to some stitch techniques of Shibori: ori-nui, maki-age and …

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Simple Shibori Starfish Patterns for You to Follow, Stitch and Create.

The shibori starfish is a simple design to create using some of the most straightforward stitching. In this pattern we use ori-nui, ne-maki and maki-nui shibori stitching. It is a design that is very easy for a beginner to shibori to make. I visited the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter and saw there is …

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