Nothing quite as enjoyable and satisfying as creating shibori circles and diamonds. Just with small variations such lovely designs can be created. I am going to look at some brilliant pieces made on … [Read more...] about Hints on How to sew variations in shibori circles and diamonds
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.
Shibori stitch resist dandelion 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 … [Read more...] about Make your own stitch resist Dandelion seed head in sophisticated tie dye.
I am going to share with you today two designs for very simple shibori flowers. You will need dextrous fingers but they just use very simple stitching to create the patterns. Start with a … [Read more...] about Two satisfyingly simple shibori flowers for you to make
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
Applying indigo with a pipette is another way of creating simple shibori patterns and with it you can create some fresh-looking designs. By using a pipette the indigo can be collected and … [Read more...] about 4 Simple shibori patterns in blue on white using a pipette
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
About a year ago I wrote a blog about creating different pattern shibori circles but white against blue. I wanted to explore the same idea using a pipette thereby creating a pattern of blue designs on … [Read more...] about The secret of creating blue on white shibori circles
I held an inspiring and creative weekend indigo workshop recently with a group of felt makers down in deepest Devon. I want to show you the shibori on nuno felt created. It is gorgeous! It makes me … [Read more...] about What everybody ought to know about creating shibori on nuno felt.
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