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Easy Designs for You to Create in Shibori with the Awase Ori-Nui Stitch.

Let’s explore this simple awase ori-nui stitch and how it can be made to create some beautiful patterns and designs reflecting the natural world. One of the basic building blocks of shibori design is the stitch ori-nui. The stitch we are looking at today, awase ori-nui shibori, is a slight variation on the ori-nui stitch. …

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Be Motivated to Make These 3 Shibori Sprig Leaf Designs

These three shibori sprig leaf designs are delightful to create using one particular stitch resist shibori technique, maki-age shibori. It is a reasonably easy design to create and does introduce you to 2 separate types of shibori patterns: Maki-age for the leaves, and ori-nui for the stem. Maki-age shibori is such a useful way of …

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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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A Sunny Shibori Workshop Exploring Stitch Resist Geometric Patterns

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 grabs people and this time it was definitely an interest in exploring stitch resist geometric patterns; circles and diamonds particularly. 6 very enthusiastic participants came …

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Letting you in on the secrets of a Cornish week long shibori workshop

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 writing a few blogs all about this week long shibori workshop to excite and impress you! Ten wonderfully creative, imaginative and …

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