arashi shibori silk wrapped around a pvc pipe for dyeing with natural dyes at…
Adding stitch to printed pleating
shibori - pleat, pin, tuck and dip, experimental dyeing - love the diamond shaped design
Shibori ~ Bomaki technique: fabric is sewn into a tube that fits the pipe pretty tightly before cinching it up & twisting. The result: a finer series of lines compared to other pieces
Stitches, different ones / Shibori prep before dyeing
Salt Resist Tie Dye Technique
Use salt to create subtle, textured designs in tie-dye with this salt resist tie-dye technique. Find instructions with photos and a sample tie-dye result.
Make Natural Dyes With Leftover Fruits and Vegetables
Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes. Mordants/fixatives used: For fruit dyes, simmer the fabric in cup salt and 4 cups water. For vegetable dyes, simmer in one cup vinegar and four cups water.
Dyeing with Bleach
fabric printing with bleach/Dyeing fabric with bleach. Applying ordinary household bleach to dark, natural-fiber fabrics, either by spraying or brushing the bleach on flat fabric (Resist-and-spray technique), or by dipping the fabric in it, after protect