- · An hour soak is not enough for me using shibori techniques. It takes time to penetrate the thickly drawn up cloth.· Using the pleater is definitely an easy way to draw up the fabric for shibori ! It is also easy to remove the stitches.· Whip stitches are more difficult to remove. They give good visual impact.· Creating shibori on a piece of pre-dyed fabric adds interest.· When there are more than two folds of fabric, dye penetration is more limited.
A TECHNIQUE DRIVEN Blog dedicated to mastery of surface design techniques. First we dye, overdye, paint, stitch, resist, tie, fold, silk screen, stamp, thermofax, batik, bejewel, stretch, shrink, sprinkle, Smooch, fuse, slice, dice, AND then we set it on fire using a variety of heat tools.