A Shibori-ing Afternoon

What do you do on a hot summer day in France…Shibori of course!

My friend Tara convinced me to try this Japanese dyeing technique with her. We’re hooked! We did some onesies, various sheets cut for pillow cases, a summer kimono-like wrap and a picnic blanket. I won’t bore you with the details of how it’s done as the post here explains it all perfectly and even links to the exact product we used. There are just a few tips we would give and that’s buy thick rubber gloves or else you’ll have a Smurf hand like I do, and be patient with your folding and rubber-banding as that’s where the magic happens. I have to say taking them apart to see the patterns it creates is like waking up on Christmas morning. Check out our creations…

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