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 … [Read more...] about Easy designs for you to create in shibori with the awase ori-nui stitch.
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 … [Read more...] about Be motivated to make these 3 shibori sprig leaf designs
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 … [Read more...] about Simple shibori starfish patterns for you to follow, stitch and create.
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
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 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.
Stitch resist shibori lends itself to making natural forms and patterns and particularly to these ammonite shapes. Today I am going to show you 3 different ammonite designs that you may like to make. … [Read more...] about 3 amazing ammonites to create in stitch resist shibori
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 … [Read more...] about Letting you in on the secrets of a Cornish week long shibori workshop
Here is a lovely little design to be made from Shibori stitch resist. I will explain how to do step by step. It involves three types of Shibori stitching, to get technical mokume, ori nui and maki-age … [Read more...] about Produce a sunny shell to be proud of in sophisticated tie dye
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!