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Art Of Shibori and Using Natural Dyes | DIY


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Sometimes a trend keeps going and it takes years to runs it's course - the Art of Shibori for fashion and home goods is one of those trends.

There are an infinite number of ways one can bind, stitch, fold, twist, or compress cloth for Shibori, and each way results in very different patterns.   The fabric doesn't necessarily need to be dyed a typical indigo color, there are many types of colors and elaborate colorful patterns you can make. 

Whatever method you create and color design with, it should work in harmony with the type of cloth you are using.

Read on for some tutorials from popular bloggers and be inspired:

DIY Indigo Shibori Tutorials      by Swoodson Says Blog

Komasu Shibori       from Aaron Sanders Head

Learn How to Shibori Dye Fabric: Tips and Tricks    by Semigloss Design Blog

DIY Shibori       by HonestlyWTF Blog





For tips and inspiration with natural dyes, learn about what makes the color, how to extract the color, and how to use the dye:


Go all-natural with fabric dye for fabulous, earthy colors     by Grist.org

How To Dye Fabrics Using Natural Materials   by DIY Natural Blog


Do you have a technique or a tip to share?   Leave a message in the comments!


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