ARASHI SHIBORI: THE LANGUAGE OF STRIPES offers a complete course on arashi shibori pole wrapping to create patterned and pleated fabrics.
This fascinating process can be quick and easy, or developed to make complex layered designs.Vintage arashi fabrics are featured as well as the artist’s own work.
Disc One includes: pushing tubes and wrapping cloth with string to create horizontal and diagonal lines, re-wrapping to develop criss-crossed patterns. Instruction is included on adding a twist while pushing to create small patterns.
Disc Two shows fantastic vintage arashi patterns, and gives instruction on wrapping several times to achieve the net pattern, and other more advanced techniques.