I have just run a silk scarves with natural dyes workshop at the Artisan Community Art Studio, Dorset. Eight very creative and imaginative individuals took part. A number of them have been on previous … [Read more...] about Inspiring ideas for Shibori silk scarves from my latest workshop
I love using natural dyes and seeing the beautiful colours produced, this one is a very subtle and sophisticated colour. I made this very easy stitched resist design scarf using shibori stitch resist … [Read more...] about How to make a simple silky striped scarf step by step
I thought I would share with you the steps to make this very easy folded and clamped design scarf. 4 Simple Steps 1 I started with a ready-made and hemmed silk infinity scarf from Dharma Trading … [Read more...] about How to make a subtle sophisticated silk scarf in a diamond design
Today I am updating you with the next instalment on my work with creating natural dyed shibori scarves This previous blog described my initial adventures with dyeing silk with natural dyes; onion … [Read more...] about The latest on enhancing silk scarves with shibori and plant dyes
This is a wonderfully simple but effective shibori design to make. This would be a great design to attempt as an introduction to shibori. It is a most pleasing pattern. In this example I was sewing … [Read more...] about How to sew satisfying circles in sophisticated tie dye.