SHIBORI: THE TRENDING JAPANESE DESIGN

There is a good chance that you have heard the term Shibori. It is normal because Shibori designs are unique and incredible. Who would not like to make a wonderful summer dress or a summer scarf in this fashion fabric?


Shibori is a technique of dyeing Japanese fabric dating from the 8th century AD, one of the first known. Today it is still being done, in a variety of colors, generating different patterns, but the traditional color is indigo blue. The differences in the patterns are in the ways of twisting, tying, folding and compressing the fabric. The word shibori is Japanese and means stained with blockage. The idea is to block different areas to prevent dye from penetrating.


The Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique which is mainly applied to garments and fabric cuts. It means "stained with blockage" and consists of blocking some of the areas of the fabric, to avoid dyeing. It involves bending, twisting or tying and then dyeing it indigo.

The elements used to block the fabric, limit the passage of the dye, leaving areas in blue and others in white.

 One of the most characteristic features of Shibori is that it plays with the unpredictability of its shapes, allying itself with chance to create a wide variety of unique prints.


You can make pillows, dye clothes or upholstery fabrics, individual, tablecloths, napkins, bags and everything that their imagination allows .


This technique makes your clothing unique and unrepeatable.


In INDIGO FABRICS we have entered the infinite possibilities of Shibori and it has fascinated us. Therefore, we wanted to reproduce the effect of its classic prints and create a collection open to multiple applications, as many as we can imagine. We try that each design has its history, each name has its meaning:


 

AWARE : Appreciate an ephemeral moment.

Square shapes with marked edges and lines in several directions.

 

MOKKA : Now, present moment.

Spotted design in various blue shades simulating clouds

in the sky.

 

KIMOSHI: Feeling.

This design simulates large blue flowers, with light blue petals that

It darkens towards the center.

 

NUI: Shibori technique.

It is called that, dyeing with stitch reservation.

Drawing irregular shapes in various shades of blue.

 

KIBO: Hope.

Grated design forming a cowboy effect structure.

 

KAZE: Wind

Design formed of molten blues form a cobweb style.

 

YUKI: Child

Snake skin in vertical lines of various sizes and thicknesses in

blue colors

HARU: Spring

Irregularly shaped design predominantly navy blue on one color

white background

KUMO: Cloud

Irregular figures and diffused large dots as light bulbs

Blue with star-shaped sparkles .

TONBO: Dragonfly

Blue lines form a set of figures stamped in blue

on a white background

AGUERU: Hug

White flowers defined in blue with hexagonal figures that separate them between them

creating an allover of original forms

MIRAI: Future

Design printed in several shades of blue with trencadís effect

 

SAKURA: Cherry Blossom

Hexagonal shapes with stars in the center and irregular figures that

adorn the design

LENI: German origin name with Greek name variant

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Creeper of twigs and leaves that create an allover of blue tinted

Patterns on white background.

KOI : Fish (carp)

Minimalist cashmere with tiny details on each figure.

Combination of light and dark blue colors

 

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