Stitched Shibori: Technique, Innovation, Pattern, Design | by Jane Callender

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A must have to add to your existing library! This masterpiece, written by expert shibori artist Jane Callender is a beautiful, practical guide to stitched shibori containing both traditional and innovative techniques, a comprehensive guide to dyeing and an inspirational collection of Jane's work. This book contains all the information a beginner will need to get started - including tips on dyeing in small spaces and a guide to all the health and safety considerations - but is also packed with innovative techniques and inspiring designs that will appeal to the experienced textile artist too. The book is broken into three sections. The first shows all the key stitch-resist techniques needed - from the basics right through to creating intricate designs – and all are clearly explained with photography and illustrations. The second section shows how to use motifs to plan and create pattern. Finally, the book contains a complete guide to dyeing – containing recipes, tips and advice. It teaches you how to dye with both natural and synthetic indigo, in organic and synthetic vats. It also contains a guide to a wide range of natural dyes, iron rust and dazzling Procion dyes, which can be used in combination or alone for amazing effects.

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Written by expert shibori teacher Jane Callender, this beautiful, practical guide is packed with both traditional and inventive stitch-resist techniques, a complete dyeing guide and an inspirational gallery of Jane's work. This book contains all the information a beginner will need to get started - including tips on dyeing in small spaces and a guide to all the health and safety considerations - but is also packed with innovative techniques and inspiring designs that will appeal to the experienced textile artist too. The book is broken into three sections. The first shows all the key stitch-resist techniques needed - from the basics right through to creating intricate designs – and all are clearly explained with photography and illustrations. The second section shows how to use motifs to plan and create pattern. Finally, the book contains a complete guide to dyeing – containing recipes, tips and advice. It teaches you how to dye with both natural and synthetic indigo, in organic and synthetic vats. It also contains a guide to a wide range of natural dyes, iron rust and dazzling Procion dyes, which can be used in combination or alone for amazing effects.
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