My latest adventure in the fabric world is shibori, in particular – itajime shibori. Translated from Japanese, it means folded and clamped dye technique.
There are many ways to fold a fabric, then to clamp it and then to dye it. All three factors result in a gazillion combination of the possible results. Which means, I was kinda feeling lost in details, until I ran into an article showing step-by-step clamp and dye and the result. And I absolutely wanted to try it. And so I did.
And here are the results of the Japanese master:
The crispiness of the edges, the clarity of the design – that’s what I will be working on next. But I am absolutely in love with this technique. And I absolutely will be trying that on a baby wrap, so stay tuned for news on that side of my weaving journey.
More pics of my scarf: