Shibori

Shibori is a general term which encompasses a wide range of shape-resist dyeing techniques including tie-and-dye, binding, stitching, pleating and clamping, etc.  By using these techniques a fabric resists dye and creates surface patterns, some extremely intricate and innovative.
A Length of Indigo Dyed Shibori Cotton: Tatewaku

A Length of Indigo Dyed Shibori Cotton: Tatewaku

early to mid twentieth century57" x 12 3/4", 145 cm x 32.... (more)

A Patched and Mended Shibori Diaper: Itajime Method

A Patched and Mended Shibori Diaper: Itajime Method

mid twentieth century23 1/2" x 12", 59.5 cm x 30.5 cm Thi... (more)

A Length of Shibori Overdyed with Katazome: Amazing

A Length of Shibori Overdyed with Katazome: Amazing

early twentieth century56 1/4" x 12 1/4", 143 cm x 31 cm ... (more)

A Length of Shibori Dyed Cotton: Strong Diagonals

A Length of Shibori Dyed Cotton: Strong Diagonals

mid twentieth century58" x 13 1/2", 147.5 cm x 34 cm This... (more)

A Length of Miura Shibori: Stenciled Pattern Over

A Length of Miura Shibori: Stenciled Pattern Over

mid twentieth century70" x 13 1/2", 178 cm x 34 cm This i... (more)

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