Day: November 28, 2012

Clever Christmas Upcycle

I saw this and immediately thought of a neighbor who has done wonderful gifts from wine bottles and corks… This is from the website – What a clever christmas tree made from spent wine corks:

Velvet and Shibori – think of the possibilities!

how attractive a velvetine fabric dyed in the shibori tradition known as arishi- binding the fabric to a pole, adding dye.

Shibori – Part II

Last week i did a post introducing Shibori, the Japanese art of silk dying.  But my post only focused on one type of Shibori and you need to know there are at least a dozen different techniques. A technique that is a refinement of what i do is called