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
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
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
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
Another technique I have recently explored after being inspired by Jane Callender’s book "Stitched Shibori". I had seen images of fabrics created by what appeared to be overstitching and gathering … [Read more...] about 4 pretty designs for you to make in Guntai stitched shibori
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!
Today I thought I would share with you some of the many flower designs I have created. Some flowery inspiration to help you create some great designs from nature in shibori stitch resist. I will … [Read more...] about 5 creative ideas for fab flowers in shibori stitch resist
I have been wanting to have a go at playing with shibori circles since someone did something like this on one of my workshops. There are 6 different circle patterns to explore and learn how to make … [Read more...] about 6 superb ways to make magical circles in sophisticated tie dye.