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Shibori - For the Love of Indigo!

Indigo and Cloth – two words that completely describe the art of Shibori. Ever seen a Shibori fabric?  While the patterns of Shibori look fresh and modern, it’s actually an ancient Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it in indigo. 315 more words


DIY shibori-inspired throw pillows, with a Sharpie!

Today’s DIY brought to you by the Easy-Way-Out Association of America.

Because seriously, folks, this is something you can do with zero artistic talent and with stuff that you probably have laying around the house.  427 more words


Feathered Star Success!

The tiny feathered star top is done! The partial seam piecing wasn’t too bad and I only had trouble with one seam; the last one of course! 115 more words

Quilt Design

tattered paper art

Here’s something I put together, up-cycling the indigo stained masking tape from my arashi shibori experiments. I think it has the potential to turn into a wall piece :) 99 more words


More adventures with dye

TinTin and I had another dye session last week, experimenting with different leaves, but we also broadened the subject matter, to include flowers, and added techniques – flower pounding and paste resist. 348 more words