hand dyeing

Japanese Hand Dyeing: Shibori Techniques

August 13, 2017
Shibori Napkins | DivineNY.com

Japanese hand-dyeing, known as “shibori” is a manual resist dyeing technique that produces repeating shapes and patterns by twisting, binding, stitching, folding and clamping fabric. There are numerous ways one can twist, clamp, bind and fold fabric to achieve specific patterns. One specific technique known as Itajime Shibori captured my interest. The traditional approach …

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Summer Sundays: New Creative Workshop Series

May 7, 2017
Summer Sundays - new workshop series

Get ready for the launch of Summer Sundays, our new creative summer workshop series! One Sunday month, we’ll spend the afternoon exploring our creative side. Each month, you’ll learn different fabric design and printmaking techniques that you can then apply to your own product design ideas or home decorating projects. Each session …

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Behind the Scenes: The Art of Shibori

August 7, 2015
Shibori dyed fabrics | DivineNY.com

Over the past few years I’ve been experimenting with different hand-dyeing techniques. Fabric marbling is by far my favorite printmaking method…in case you missed it, I wrote about this in my last post, Fabric Marbling. As with any craft, perfecting a technique requires practice and I plan do to just that! Shibori, a Japanese …

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