shibori sewing

awase ori nui designs

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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shibori dandelion

Make Your Own Stitch Resist Dandelion Seed Head in Sophisticated Tie Dye.

Inspired by the fact that anytime soon the dandelions will start appearing here are instructions to make a stitch resist dandelion. I always think they add a beautiful bright colour to hedgerows and verges. I have to admit they are a bit of a nuisance when they come up in the “wrong” place! Instructions for …

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3 maki age leaf designs

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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