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The joy of Shibori

Last night i spent the evening with a pile of silk, my dye, dental floss and metallic resist.  I was in heaven. Silk is an amazing fiber for dying and painting on.  It is a very viscous fiber, thirst for anything that comes in contact 

Shibori – What is that?

Shibori is the Japanese name for a multitude of different techniques for creating dyed or painted patterns in fabric.  Where the fabric is gathered and bound there is a resistance created so that the dye does not want to run beyond the binding.  In the