Shibori Designs & Techniques

Overview

Mandy Southan takes the art of Shibori, in which fabric is bound, clamped or stitched before dyeing, and goes beyond the traditional blue and white to create fabrics in a fabulous array of colours, patterns and textures. Clear step by step photographs and instructions demonstrate how to use acid dyes and cold water reactive dyes in a variety of creative ways. Mandy then demonstrates shibori techniques such as binding, hand painting, capping, stitching, folding and clamping, pole winding and pole wrapping can be ...

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Overview

Mandy Southan takes the art of Shibori, in which fabric is bound, clamped or stitched before dyeing, and goes beyond the traditional blue and white to create fabrics in a fabulous array of colours, patterns and textures. Clear step by step photographs and instructions demonstrate how to use acid dyes and cold water reactive dyes in a variety of creative ways. Mandy then demonstrates shibori techniques such as binding, hand painting, capping, stitching, folding and clamping, pole winding and pole wrapping can be used to create truly wonderful dyed fabrics.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Another stunning book from Search Press!"  —Guild of Silk Painters

"A superb techniques book that fully explores the wonderful art of shibori."  —karenplatt.co.uk

"A great book for those who love bold and exotic fabrics."  —Sewing World

"Step-by-step color photography and instructions demonstrate how to use acid dyes and cold water reactive dyes and various techniques."  —Sew Today

Sew Today
Step-by-step color photography and instructions demonstrate how to use acid dyes and cold water reactive dyes and various techniques.
karenplatt.co.uk
A superb techniques book that fully explores the wonderful art of shibori.
Sewing World
Great book for those who love bold and exotic fabrics.
Guild of Silk Painters

Another stunning book from Search Press!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844482696
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 468,277
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Mandy Southan teaches art, silk painting, and design at Hastings College and is a founding member and chairperson of the Guild of Silk Painters. She is the author of Beginner’s Guide to Silk Painting and Painting Flowers on Silk.

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