Itajime Shibori Silk Scarves

Here are a couple of recent itajime (clamped resist) shibori scarves. With both of these scarves I folded the silk accordian style and used various clamped shapes to create a resist, similar to the ones in this post. (I really must do better at remembering to take photos as I go along)!

Deborah Younglao shibori silk scarfI love the kaleidoscopic flower-like designs you get with this technique. And it's so interesting how each 'section' turns out just a bit differently.
Deborah Younglao shibori silk scarf detail
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This sheer chiffon scarf was one that I had previously dyed in fuchsia and orange but I didn't like the result. So I folded/clamped it and overdyed with dark purple. I'm lovin' it now!

Deborah Younglao shibori silk scarf
Deborah Younglao shibori silk scarf detail

Both of these scarves are available for purchase in my ArtFire store. I'm running a Christmas in July sale over there this month, so go get something fun and unique for Christmas!