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.
Some of the most wonderful designs in Shibori are created from simple running stitches – ori nui shibori. I have had this simple design idea in mind for a while and at last I have made it … [Read more...] about 4 Essential Steps to Create a Beautiful Basketweave Shibori Pattern
I have had a number of requests to put this blog together following my workshops and talks based on the Power Point slides where I present the 5 principle techniques of stitch resist shibori to help … [Read more...] about 5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore
Here is a fabulous design to be made from Shibori stitch resist. I will explain how to do this is 3 steps. It involves three types of Shibori stitching, to get technical mokume, ori nui … [Read more...] about Step by step guide to producing a shibori salmon design
Stitch resist shibori lends itself to making natural forms and patterns and particularly to making leaf shapes. Today I will explore 4 different leaf designs that you may like to make. The designs … [Read more...] about How to create an indigo forest of shibori stitch resist leaves
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