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5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore

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 everyone begin to get an idea of the possibilities and the stitches involved in creating ideas, patterns and images … 5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore Read More »

Honeycomb Shibori Tutorial — Rouse House Design

The Honeycomb shibori pattern is pure magic! It is also quite simple to execute, making it a great beginner pattern. I will walk you through it with photos and step by step instructions, you got this!

10 Shibori Swatches

10 shibori techniques to try out and build on

10 Shibori Swatches

I've been looking at shibori (a Japanese form of dyeing fabric using indigo dye and done by tying knots twisting and wrapping the fabric) for ages and I finally had some free time to try it out. These are my first attempts and I love them! I just cut up scrap fabric that I had into squares to try out a few different techniques. You can honestly make anything, scarves, blankets, bibs, tshirts, wall art, cushions, sarongs, rugs, quilts; the list is as long as your imagination!

handpainting arashi shibori poles – Shibori Girl

handpainting arashi shibori poles

Spent the last couple of days just letting my imagination run and tried out some various stuff I just made up. Not to say it hasn’t been done before (what hasn’t these days?), but thing…

Lately I have had been reading everything I can get my hands on regarding shibori, the japanese art of creating texture and colour on cloth. There are an incredible variety of styles and techniques…

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Lately I have had been reading everything I can get my hands on regarding shibori, the japanese art of creating texture and colour on cloth. There are an incredible variety of styles and techniques…

A blog outlining helpful hints for your shibori sewing

7 Helpful Hints for Successful Shibori Sewing

Today I am going to outline some very basic and useful tips for helping to make your shibori sewing easier and more successful. This is based on my many years of creating lamps and lampshades from shibori stitched fabrics. Here are my basic rules to making a success of sewing shibori patterns in fabric which I … 7 Helpful Hints for Successful Shibori Sewing Read More »

mokume-shibori-technique-1 5 stitched shibori patterns

5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore

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 everyone begin to get an idea of the possibilities and the stitches involved in creating ideas, patterns and images … 5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore Read More »

Honeycomb Shibori Tutorial — Rouse House Design

Honeycomb Shibori Tutorial — Rouse House Design

The Honeycomb shibori pattern is pure magic! It is also quite simple to execute, making it a great beginner pattern. I will walk you through it with photos and step by step instructions, you got this!

Ammonite design in shibori by Annabel Wilson. Top shows outline stitching and below the finished design.Townhill Studio

Shibori Designs by Annabel Wilson of Townhill Studio

Shibori Designs by Annabel Wilson of Townhill Studio, an expert in the technique of shibori. Exclusive handmade lampshades add a focal point to any room.

Shibori Pole Wrapping: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

Shibori Pole Wrapping

Shibori Pole Wrapping: In this Instructable I will take you through the steps of using a PVC tube, string and bleach to make some fantastic shibori fabric. The string will act as a 'resist' - the string will bind the fabric so tightly that the bleach won't be able to pene…

SHIBORI COMMUNITY | フォトギャラリー

フォトギャラリー

SHIBORI COMMUNITY(絞りコミュニティ)は名古屋の有松に350年以上にわたって伝承されてきた絞りの技法を基礎に、シボリによる自己表現を目指しています。

I HAVE to try this DIY by @jen Inumerable Baker . I've always wanted to learn how to perfect Indigo Shibori Dying! These look stunning..

DIY Shibori Indigo Dyeing Tutorial

A comprehensive guide to Shibori Indigo Fabric Dyeing techniques for beginners. Lots of before and after resist methods included.

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How to Make Organic Indigo Vat Tutorial - The Thread Blog

How to Make Organic Indigo Vat Tutorial - The Thread Blog

My first forays into natural dyeing began with the vibrant blue dye of indigo. Indigo is the name given to the dye that comes from plants (of which there are many species) containing the indican compound that produces an incredible blue dye. Used throughout Asia, South America & Africa, indigo has a rich and vibrant...

Colourful Cochineal Eco Print - Made By Barb - dyeing with cochineal and eco printing

Dyeing with a natural Cochineal dye prior to eco printing to create the most amazing colours imaginable! Complete tutorial with pictures!

Why I love, love, love Eco Printing! - Made By Barb - magical art form

Amazing art form printable on many materials, using easily found elements. Unique results, simple supplies, no specific rules means I love Eco Printing!

15 Reasons Your Natural Dye Project FAILED (And Why You Should Do It Anyway) — Compost and Cava

If you’re reading this, you most likely saw an “Easy DIY Natural Dye” project on Pinterest but are now surrounded by mushy dye pots and soggy fabric, mid-primal scream, and wondering what the hell went wrong. I got you, girl. Pour yourself a glass of bubbly and let’s unpack 15 Reasons Why Your DI

Hammered leaf print

Hammered Leaves Art - Lynda Heines Fabric Design

Hammered leaf print

How to Organize Your Colored Pencil Collection

If you love to color, you've probably accumulated a lot of coloring supplies. Bring order to the chaos with these organization tricks for colored pencils.

Free Alcohol Ink eBook: How It s Done

A Collaborative Publication by "Alcohol Ink Artists" on Facebook We thank you for reading “Alcohol Ink eBook: How it’s done”. The purpose of the enclosed information and tutorials is to hopefully enlighten, inspire and assist alcohol inkers with ski...

Using Inktense on fabric

Inktense on fabric by Gillian Cooper I’m not sure why, but I was rather resistant to Inktense pencils and blocks. I think it may be because that although people raved about them, when I looked at their work I wasn’t convinced. It was either a bit pale and uninteresting or very dark. Inktense on fabric by Gillian Cooper However, I finally decided I had to try them to see what the fuss was about. The first attempt my daughter and I made was not terribly inspiring, but since then I’ve become a…

Taking Inktense off the page – working on fabric! – Derwent Blog

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans

Natural Dyeing with Black Beans - Part of my Natural Dyeing Series. Step by step tutorial shows you how to dye yarn or wool with black beans.

Multiple Eco Print Effects - Made By Barb - duplicate magical leaf printing

Why stop at one print if you can get much more interest by printing again!? Amazing reactions create unique details with this multiple Eco Print Effects.

Eco Printing on Fabric (for Beginners)

Eco Printing or Eco Dyeing on Fabric. Basic Eco Printing with black walnut and maple leaves printed on silk chiffon and cotton with an iron modifier.

Magical Logwood Eco Printing - Made By Barb - dye from wood chips

Be amazed at how this dye can make such amazing results. Eco printing with Logwood gives such magical results, such beautiful colours!

My Eco Printing Tips & Tricks - Made By Barb - what I have learned

Eco printing has so many questions since it is such an interesting art form. I'll share my Eco Printing Tips & tricks with you from my many experimentations

5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore

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 everyone begin to get an idea of the possibilities and the stitches involved in creating ideas, patterns and images … 5 most popular shibori techniques for you to explore Read More »