Lookout & Wonderland
The Lookout & Wonderland fiber art project is a concentrated focus on the exploration of the applied arts. The mission is to create a range of multi-use textiles that allow the viewer to become an active participant in the form and function of the artwork. With the ultimate goal being the creation of a life that is the ideal work of art.
Shibori Fabric Indigo Cotton Tie Dye Fat Quarter Quilting | Etsy
Shibori Fabric, Indigo Cotton Tie Dye Fat Quarter, Quilting Cotton This listing is for one Shibori fat quarter which has an all over variegated, mottled pattern. There are many shades of indigo here, ranging from deep blue through medium and light blues, which are contrasted by the white ground. This pattern looks like cracked ice or rocks in places, making it great for landscape quilts. It could also be dynamic in pieced work, adding visual texture, or striking as a clutch or pouch. The…
Trend Watch: Shibori – The New Ikat?
When the Wall Street Journal asks if shibori is the new ikat, you know it must be having a moment. But long before Vera Wang and West Elm trotted out shibori bedspreads and shower curtains, I learned about the Japanese art from my friend Rachel, who designed the beautiful headboard leading this post. (Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Shibori, a resist-dying technique, dates to seventh-century Japan. The patterns are made by folding, twisting, and binding the fabric before dying it.