Creating a bird with shibori stitch resist. This little wren has been constructed from mainly ori nui and maki age shibori stitches. The eye from overstitch embroidery stitches densely stitched. The top photo shows the various stitches before the fabric is pulled up and dyed. All a little bit fiddly on the fingers but worth it. Townhill Studio will publish a detailed blog on creating birds.
Callishibori - Jane Callender/ A shibori textile artist now based in East Anglia her work has evolved out of a passion for pattern making. Limiting her pallet and using indigo predominantly she has focused on shibori technique, inventing stitch formats and finding new surface qualities to combine with indigo shibori resists.