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Eco-Dyeing

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While on a Christmas holiday with DS and his family I did Eco dyed using eucalyptus, fig leaves and sea weed. The result was very pleasing. Advertisements

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Arashi Shibori

I was reluctant to try Arashi Shibori for ages fearing the steaming part of the process! Deanna said in her comments that steaming only creates the pleats. If I don’t care about the pleats I can dye without steaming. So here is … Continue reading

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Komasu Shibori with Natural Dye

Autumn is well and truly here in Australia. With all the Autumn leaves beginning to fall I thought of experimenting with some leaves from trees in my neighborhood. This is the first Autumn since I started experimenting with natural dye. … Continue reading

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Eco Dyeing Shibori

My class mate Deanna was dyeing Shibori using natural dye with onion skin. It turned out very well. I love natural dyeing so at the weekend we went for a picnic and I found some Liquid Amber leaves on the ground … Continue reading

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Komasu Shibori Tutorial

I think I have mastered the Komasu Shibori technique.  I’ve got an ok from Glennis to make this simple tutorial to share with you. The Komasu Shibori looks beautiful after it is dyed. To my surprise it’s the simplest method … Continue reading

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Komasu Shibori

This is my second try on Komasu Shibori. I was very happy how it turned out the first time so I wanted to try it again in a different colour. I used the whole width of kimono silk which is … Continue reading

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Stitch Shibori

During the week I spent sometime preparing shibori stitching ready for the new lesson with Glennis on stitch shibori. I wasn’t disappointed that Glennis posted the lesson up on Wednesday. Today I’m ready to dye! The dyes have already been mixed … Continue reading

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