I was a little shocked when I went to Wikipedia, looking for a definition of Shibori. It read:
Shibori is just tie dyeing fabrics in different shapes to make different patterns. Just? Hardly seem a just tribute to such an extensive and popular art. And just tie dye, it is much more than that.
So I have just begun to really experiment with this form of dyeing which is really a way to pattern cloth using some sort of resist, that is blocking the dye from certain areas of the cloth to create pattern.
Firstly I want to put a link to Glennis Dolce and her new Feel Free inspired class in basic shibori on silk. I took this class as my first exposure to the techniques. All my experiments are based on her initial teachings.
All my experiments will be listed below.