Tag: Clothing

Venturing into new types of dye

I have committed to venturing into new methods and techniques of dying, in conjunction with larger and more elegant fabric. I wrote about that as a challenge to my artistic growth…. and i finally took action by placing a large order for more specialized pieces […]

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Raising the bar

Yesterday when i visited a lovely fiber arts gallery downtown i realized i have been in a rut with my silk… dying habotai silk, and not stretching out for the thicker silk, or the more deluxe opportunities like devore.  My style of shibori beckons using […]

Shibori…miura shibori

In my series of posts explaining the varied methods of Japanese shibori I hope you are beginning to understand how vast the possibilities are for dying fabric.  And perhaps you will understand why I bristle when someone says “oh, that is just tie dye”.  The […]


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