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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:46:09 +0000

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

    Techniques known as ori-nui, mokume and karamatsu shibori use stitches in the fabric to act as a resist for dyes. Unique effects can be created by the type of stitch, folds in the fabric and the ar…

    A selection of indigo dyed shibori stitch resist fabrics designed and made by Townhill Studio

    ...And Then We Set It On Fire: Week 2 Stitched Shibori Curved Lines

    1. Stitched semicircles on folded calico 2. Calico after pulling all the threads tight and securing 3. Other side of the calico after pulling the threads tight 4. After dyeing with indigo and unpicking the stitches 5. Close-up detail of shibori circle 6. The finished cushion! Taken from the blog, "Flextiles," original link is http://flextiles.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/shibori-cushion/

    clever shibori

    Process for creating a small decorative spot in shibori. On a diagonal grid pinch and fold the fabric and stitch two short rows of stitches. Pull up and dye. By Townhill Studio.

    Wild Roses again | Gorgeous shibori from Tela Shibori | via flickr

    Ammonite by Tela Shibori

    Finnfactor design: Linen Baby Wrap Sekka Shibori Dye: Part 2

    Although I don’t like to do it often, sometimes falling down the internet rabbit hole for hours on end can be a rewarding experience. When I last fell into the digital abyss, I came up for air only to realize I had been on the computer for two and a half hours. Shameful. Thankfully, my watering, computer-damaged eyes were not in vain, for I had discovered something wonderful: Catharine Ellis and her shibori weavings.