My third tutorial as guest artist at 3 Creative Studios is now up:
My second tutorial as guest artist at 3 Creative Studios is now up: Folding Resists Shibori. Simple fabric folding creates an extremely effective resist with serendipitous results. Different patterns are achieved depending how you fold the fabric; whether you dip or soak the fabric in the dye solutions; and whether you apply the dyes to […]
My first tutorial as guest artist at 3 Creative Studios is now up: Karamatsu – Japanese Larch. Karamatsu, or Japanese larch, is a radiating circle design created with a stitch resist. Different effects are achieved depending upon the number of circles you stitch; the number of rows of stitching; and how close together the rows […]
I once infamously declared that I would never do shibori (or more particularly, stitched shibori) again. I should not have been so emphatic. These days, shibori is an integral part of my creative repertoire and I embrace its inherent serendipitous qualities. So when 3 Creative Studios invited me to be guest artist for March and […]
All going well, today I will make a start on some small Christmas gifts and decorations. I might even make some of my Pacific-themed table mats. Here’s a free pattern that you are welcome to download: Pacific Place Mats Pattern (150KB PDF) This pattern is provided for personal use only. Please respect my copyright.
1 July Update: Orange Power Sticky Spot + Goo Dissolver is the only Australian product that I have found works reliably with this technique. Check the Orange Power website for where to buy, including at Coles, BILO and larger IGAs. Australian Purchasers – You can purchase Orange Power online. Further to the Twelve by Twelve […]