There are an infinite number of ways you can prepare your fabric before dipping into the indigo vat. Each fold, pinch and tie creates a new pattern. Here are a sampling of ways that you can prepare your pieces for dyeing.
Yanagi shibori - A type of shibori that invloves pleating the fabric tightly (every 14 inches pleats) and binding the fabric with thread every ON PEUT AUSSI faire des tampons qui reproduisent un peu ça.
Simplified Shibori Dyeing - Made By Barb 4 simple patterns to make some pillows