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Stitched Shibori by Jane Callender

Stitched Shibori

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Stitched Shibori by Jane Callender
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Jan 24, 2017 | ISBN 9781782211419

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Table Of Contents

What is shibori? 6
About this book 8
Shibori tradition 10
Stitch-resist techniques  14
Fabric preparation 15
The stitch-resist process 18
Stitching on a single layer 18
Mokume shibori 20
Blocks and stripes 24
Creating simple pattern 26
Double needles 31
Stitching with binding and capping 32
Capping 34
Oversewing 35
Oversewn shapes 37
Introducing the fold 39
Curves on the fold 40
One fold seam 43
Double fold 44
Shapes on the fold 46
Motif development 48
The versatile grid 55
The stitch grid 58
Folding on the grid 62
Two for the effort of one 65
Machined resist folds 66
Machined resists: dots, stripes and shapes 72
Machined resists using concertina folds 75
Wrapped pattern 82
Itajime shibori 86
Binding and capping to a core 92
Capping with plastic 94
Cores and reserved grounds 95
Chikuwa shibori 98
Dip-dyeing 100
Applying indigo with a pipette 103
Shirokage shibori 104
Appliqué shibori 108
Hotaru shibori 113
Degumming 116
Knots 118
Buffers 120
Pulling up 122
Creating pattern 124
Pattern in form 125
Traditional karamatsu 126
Takewaku 128
Traditional linked flower 130
Hemp leaf pattern 133
Planning pattern 136
Composite design for pattern 140
Dyes 142
Dipping into magical water: indigo 143
Natural chemical vat 144
Synthetic indigo vat 145
Natural organic vats 146
Indigo dyeing procedure 148
Indigo vat considerations 149
Indigo recipe charts 150
Other useful recipes 151
Indigo dyeing tips 152
Natural dyes 153
Iron rust 158
Cold water fibre-reactive dyes 161
Shibori equipment 166
Health and safety 168
Glossary 169
Gallery 170
Index 175
Biography 176

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