Nothing quite as enjoyable and satisfying as creating shibori circles and diamonds. Just with small variations such lovely designs can be created. I am going to look at some brilliant pieces made on … [Read more...] about Hints on How to sew variations in shibori circles and diamonds
Here is more encouragement and advice to help you to make a stitch resist thistle. This one is not for beginners as it incorporates 4 different types of stitching and needs careful manipulation. I … [Read more...] about Straightforward steps to making a shibori stitch resist thistle
I held an inspiring and creative weekend indigo workshop recently with a group of felt makers down in deepest Devon. I want to show you the shibori on nuno felt created. It is gorgeous! It makes me … [Read more...] about What everybody ought to know about creating shibori on nuno felt.
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
A friend was clearing out some of her books so I just had to look into her reject box and I found a beautifully illustrated book about William de Morgan design and his amazing colourful tiles. As so … [Read more...] about William de Morgan design inspiration for shibori stitch resist patterns
I held an inspiring and creative workshop with a group of Dorset felt makers recently. And in turn they motivated me to further explore shibori stitches on felt. I bought some metres of prefelt from … [Read more...] about Be inspired to explore simple shibori stitches on felt
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.
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
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