Natural Dyeing and Handwoven Shibori

by Catherine Ellis

by Catherine Ellis

Catharine Ellis wrote the book,  “Woven  Shibori”. While attending HGA Convergence 2016, I had the privilege of taking a class with her,  Natural Dyeing and Hand Woven Shibori. This was not a hands on class, but a lecture with a wealth of information she generously shared with us.

If you’ve followed my blog there have been several posts on Handwoven Shibori pieces I’ve created.  All my work has used synthetic dyes, At one time Catharine also used synthetic dyes, but today she only works with Natural dyes. The variety of colors She achieves with her techniques is amazing.

My future to do list now includes more Woven Shibori dyed with natural dyes.

 

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3 responses to “Natural Dyeing and Handwoven Shibori

  1. Lovely work in both colour and design. I would love to take a class with Catherine Ellis one day.

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  2. Wow – hope your notes are complete! Can’t wait to see what you do next…
    Diane

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