A splendid oak leaf and acorn pattern fabricated from shibori stitch resist. Showing the stitches used to produce this design. Conceived and executed by Townhill Studio.
A delicate lily flower to construct in shibori. The photo shows the stitching required to make this pattern and the resulting design. By Annabel Wilson of Townhill Studio.
Twining leaves, berries and branches in shibori stitch resist designs by Townhill Studio. With a link through to a tutorial on how to create berries in shibori.
A selection of shibori created patterns made on Annabel Wilson's indigo workshop.
Developed by weaver and dyer Catharine Ellis (North Carolina, USA) in the 1990s, these woven shibori scarf blanks utilize weaving structure as a resist technique. Inspired by traditional Japanese nui (stitched) shibori, the blanks are woven with supplemental warp or weft threads which create resist patterns upon gathering. The sample set includes five patterns: blocks, chevron, diagonal, small circles, and zig-zag. 5 samples, approximately 30 x 28cm (12 x 11in). 75% mercerized pima cotton…