Added Apr 13, 2008
Shibori is a method of resist dyeing that includes stitching, clamping and binding techniques.This Howto explains stitching techniques to create patterns and shapes, and then how to dye your fabric.
Fabric made of cotton, linen or rayon
Pro MX dye powder- 2oz will dye 14 yds of muslin a medium shade.
Synthrapol, or a light soap,
Soda Ash – the dye activator,
5 gallon bucket or large stainless steel pot – not used for cooking!!
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