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The secret of devising some delicate dandelion heads in shibori

You may long to create some unusual shapes and designs you have seen created with shibori.  I am going to introduce you to a way to create some quite simple but satisfying dandelion patterns in this “sophisticated” tie dye method. So as not to repeat my general instructions about sewing please look at this blog …

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shibori poppy seed head design

How to make a beautiful poppy seed head in shibori in 3 steps

  You may long to create some unusual shapes and designs in shibori. From all my experience of creating shibori textiles I am going to show you some quite simple but satisfying patterns in stitch resist shibori. Today it is how to make this poppy seed head. So as not to repeat my general instructions about sewing please …

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fine small shibori leaves

Designing with karamatsu shibori 5 original ideas to inspire you.

Karamatsu shibori enables you to design some wonderful shapes and patterns. We will look at 5 examples of shapes and designs made by using this technique of shibori stitching.  All the shapes made using this method need to be regular shapes as in circles, squares and leaves ie the same outline to both sides of …

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Finished dyed fabric piece

How to Create 3 Fun and Easy Shibori Stripe Designs in Indigo.

Let me introduce you to some straightforward instructions and images for creating 3 different stitch resist patterns in fabric by simple folding and stitching. Folding and tying in these uncomplicated ways produces some lovely patterns. These fabrics are dyed with indigo, I have written about how to dye with indigo. 1. Plain stripe. Firstly here is a plain stripe. The …

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