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a flare for ne-maki

Ne-maki was one of the very first Shibori techniques I’d tried at the Dyeing for Crafters workshop. Ne-maki involves binding small objects (like pebbles, buttons, dice etc.) onto the fabric using thread or rubber bands. 170 more words


Japanese Textiles Workshop update

On Saturday, March 21st IJETAA held a Japanese Textiles workshop in The Temple Bar Gallery & Studios. Our teacher, Catherine Quinn, taught us some shibori techniques using indigo dye. 60 more words

Cultural Events

Shibori dyeing in the garden

Margaret had attended this year’s Road to California and taken the shibori dyeing class. She brought back what she learned to our Out of the Box quilt group. 346 more words

Hand Dyed Fabric

textiles to truly dye for

the ultimate in textiles

Charlotte Kwan, owner of Maiwa Handprints was the guest speaker at the Victoria guild last night

it is impossible to show you the amazing selection of textiles she brought from her private collection… 251 more words


Spring: new life and death

Spring officially starts this week, though the frogs in our pond have been frisking for more than a fortnight.

To celebrate the new growing season and longer days I cranked up the indigo vat and did my first batch of scarves this year. 231 more words


Faux Shibori Cushion

To continue my current love affair with blue and white, I really want a Shibori cushion for my bedroom.

I’m currently redecorating my bedroom in shades of blue, white and grey (with perhaps a few hits of pink), but more on that later. 234 more words

Craft Projects