A revised and updated edition of the Catharine Ellis classic work revisits Woven Shibori. Shibori, a traditional Japanese dyeing technique, uses folding, stitching, wrapping or tying to manipulate fabric before dyeing. Ellis's method allows weavers to work the resist threads directly into the woven fabric. The results speak for themselves! With all the techniques and tips that made the first edition so beloved, plus brand-new information on using natural dyes and beautiful new photography, this edition is bound to be a book weavers turn to again and again.
Features of this book:
Ways to work shibori into a variety of weave patterns, including twills, laces, two-shaft weaves and more!
Inspiring advice on how to develop woven shibori designs of your own.
Natural dye recipes suitable for all types of fibers.
Creative enhancements for shibori, including felting, permanent pleats, color layering and more!
128 pages, 8-1/2" x 9", paperback
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