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Textiles techniques

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Textiles techniques. Get inspired and try out new things.

Discover the lost Okinawan art of Bingata, a dyeing process that creates colorful fabrics with dynamic patterns.

RUST DYEING                                                       …

We are all familiar with rust, and usually find it a nuisance that we have to either get rid of or avoid. Did you know, however, that the natural property of rust to permanently colour ...

This is from my free series on weaving with fabric strips, I show you how to weave fabric using tapestry techniques. #learntoweave #weaving #weavingwithfabric #tapestry

How to Gather Fabric to Create Texture

Learn how to gather fabric by hand to create a fun raised surface along a block. Then see how to assemble, quilt and embellish the gathered blocks.

Over the past few months I've been experimenting with different ways of making marks on cloth.  While I love the linear marks I have been producing with shibori and other techniques, I don't want to just keep repeating myself.  So I've been shaking things up.   I started by looking through my library of photographs and identifying certain qualities that interested me.  I also collected images with similar qualities from the internet and elsewhere to expand my ideas

Over the past few months I've been experimenting with different ways of making marks on cloth. While I love the linear marks I have been producing with shibori and other techniques, I don't want to just keep repeating myself. So I've been shaking things up. I started by looking through my library of photographs and identifying certain qualities that interested me. I also collected images with similar qualities from the internet and elsewhere to expand my ideas

Untitled piece (2012) by London-based fiber artist Kim Winter who wrote "After printing one of the mokume pieces with normal transparent binder, I left it to dry and then opened the pleats out flat. At regular intervals I then stitched sets of the pleats together and left other pleats ungathered, removing the original thread used to pull the pleats together." via the artist's blog Flextiles

After printing one of the mokume pieces with normal transparent binder, I left it to dry and then opened the pleats out flat. At regular intervals I then stitched sets of the pleats together and le…