Posts Tagged ‘shibori’

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Justine Aldersey-Williams

Justine Aldersey-Williams is a surface pattern and textile designer from the UK. “I have developed an eco-textile practice involving dyeing silk with wild flowers, roots and bark using shibori resist techniques, then letting the patterns inspire my philosophical graffiti which is embroidered by hand onto scarves. I am inspired by being outside and never grew […]

Fiber Thursday: Pole Wrapped Shibori Dyeing

Shibori is a Japanese term for a family of dyeing techniques in which the artist binds, stitches, folds, twists, or compresses fabric to create different patterns in the fabric. The most familiar of these techniques is tie dye, but there are many other types of shibori dyeing. Awesome member and frequent fiber board contributor, Ptarmic […]