Tag: traditional japanese dye techniques

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 

So you do Shibori??? Arishi Shibori?

Shibori? what on earth? Is that some shy japanese person who is boring?  or my all time favorite “ah, its tie die !”   People seem to misunderstand the fine art of dying silk in the japanese tradition of Shibori.  Shibori (絞り染め Shiborizome?) is a Japanese term for several methods