Shibori (絞り染め Shiborizome?) is a Japanese term for several methods of dyeing cloth with a pattern by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, compressing it, or capping. Some of these methods are known in the West as tie-dye.
Katano technique: Pattern_Shibori_tezukuri_02
DIY Shibori... http://honestlywtf.com/diy/shibori-diy/
shibori techniques website
Greg Fadell, Nothingness
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