Posts Tagged ‘tie dye’

Spotlight on: The Crafted Mandala

The Mandala (Sanskrit-‘circle’) is an ancient spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may have been used for focusing attention of practitioners, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, or as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has […]

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 […]