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I ♥ Shibori

So this week in my surface design class we have been working on shibori samples, (shibori is a form of Japanese tie-dye) but haven’t actually gotten around to dyeing anything yet. I really am itching to have a product, so I thought I would do a little project here at home with Miss Emmie. I…

My Version of an Anthropologie Cardigan, part 4

Back to Part 3 in case you missed anything.  Next I put black sewing thread in my sewing machine, and then mostly followed along the lines (anywhere I didn’t follow the lines it didn’t really matter, because once the paper was gone who was to know?) Then I tore the paper away to expose the…

My Version of an Anthropologie Cardigan, part 3

Here is Part 2 in case you missed it When looking at the original Anthropologie cardigan, you can see where the chiffon is placed, it is caught in place with the black stitching and then eventually the beading too. I cut out irregular circles from the dyed pieces and then placed them down on the…

My Version of an Anthropologie Cardigan, part 1

I Love this cardigan from Anthropologie, but did not love the $98 price tag I decided that I could definitely make something similar for less – little did I know for how much less! I went into the Salvation Army Store on Wed (that’s the day all clothes are half price) and found this grey…