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Stitched Shibori : Technique, Innovation, Pattern, Design: Callender, Jane: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Stitched Shibori : Technique, Innovation, Pattern, Design
Stitched Shibori : Technique, Innovation, Pattern, Design
Publisher : Search Pr Ltd
Published Date : 2017/02
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781782211419

BookWeb Price : US$35.00
Kinokuniya Member price : US$31.50

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Language : English
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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A04505600 A04500000
Place of Publication: United States
Subject Development: Techniques
Textual Format: Pictorial Treatment
Academic Level: Extracurricular

Written by expert shibori teacher Jane Callender, this beautiful, practical book 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 necessary health and safety considerations - but is also packed with innovative techniques and inspiring designs that will appeal to the experienced textile artist.The book is broken into three sections. The first shows you all the key stitch-resist techniques you need - from the basics right through to creating intricate designs - and all are clearly explained with photography and illustrations. Learn how to create a range of different shibori styles, oversew, make circles and other shapes, use grids, double needles, stencils and caps, bind fabrics, work with machine stitch, use fabric buffers and incorporate applique.The second section shows you how to use motifs to create pattern: learn how to create and position designs, including traditional arrangements such as Karamatsu and Tatewaku, create composite designs and get tips on how to plan your own patterns.Finally, the book contains a complete guide to dyeing - it contains recipes, tips and advice so that you can get the very best from every dye bath you make. Learn how to dye with both natural and synthetic indigo, in organic and synthetic vats. Also choose from a wide range of natural dyes, iron rust and dazzling Procion dyes, which can be used in combination or alone for amazing effects.

Contents
What is shibori? 6About this book 8Shibori tradition 10Stitch-resist techniques 14Fabric preparation 15The stitch-resist process 18Stitching on a single layer 18Mokume shibori 20Blocks and stripes 24Creating simple pattern 26Double needles 31Stitching with binding and capping 32Capping 34Oversewing 35Oversewn shapes 37Introducing the fold 39Curves on the fold 40One fold seam 43Double fold 44Shapes on the fold 46Motif development 48The versatile grid 55The stitch grid 58Folding on the grid 62Two for the effort of one 65Machined resist folds 66Machined resists: dots, stripes and shapes 72Machined resists using concertina folds 75Wrapped pattern 82Itajime shibori 86Binding and capping to a core 92Capping with plastic 94Cores and reserved grounds 95Chikuwa shibori 98Dip-dyeing 100Applying indigo with a pipette 103Shirokage shibori 104Applique shibori 108Hotaru shibori 113Degumming 116Knots 118Buffers 120Pulling up 122Creating pattern 124Pattern in form 125Traditional karamatsu 126Takewaku 128Traditional linked flower 130Hemp leaf pattern 133Planning pattern 136Composite design for pattern 140Dyes 142Dipping into magical water: indigo 143Natural chemical vat 144Synthetic indigo vat 145Natural organic vats 146Indigo dyeing procedure 148Indigo vat considerations 149Indigo recipe charts 150Other useful recipes 151Indigo dyeing tips 152Natural dyes 153Iron rust 158Cold water fibre-reactive dyes 161Shibori equipment 166Health and safety 168Glossary 169Gallery 170Index 175Biography 176
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