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
Today I thought I would share with you some of the many flower designs I have created. Some flowery inspiration to help you create some great designs from nature in shibori stitch resist. I will … [Read more...] about 5 creative ideas for fab flowers in shibori stitch resist
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.
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
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
I have just run a wonderful silk scarves with natural dyes workshop at the stunningly located Kingcombe Centre, Lower Kingcombe, Dorset. Seven very creative and imaginative individuals took part. … [Read more...] about Inside secrets of a silk scarf Shibori workshop
Another lovely design to explore making with shibori stitch resist. This design has been dyed with the actual bark of a eucalyptus tree! Let me outline to you you how to make this in sophisticated tie … [Read more...] about How to sew a simple shibori seed head based on the aromatic Eucalyptus