DIY + Crafts

  • The final project for Shibori Week is dyed ribbon. If you’re looking for unique gift wrapping ideas, this ribbon couldn’t be easier. I threw the entire roll in the dye…

  • Day three of Shibori Week is a marriage between two Japanese craft traditions—shibori and sashiko. Sashiko (or boro) is a form of decorative and functional stitching. The practice began back…

  • Day two of Shibori week is all about journals. The shibori fabric I used for this project started with remnants from another past project. I can’t recall where I got…

  • Scarves are the first in a weeklong exploration of shibori. I love the texture and richness of each scarf. They were surprisingly easy to make and turned out nice enough…

  • Over the past year, I’ve been exploring the practice of shibori, a Japanese dyeing technique where—through folds, stitches, and resistance—you can create patterns. As a result of all these explorations,…

  • This weekend marks the one year anniversary of the Women’s March on January 21, 2017. It was an event that brought six million women, men, and child together across the globe…

  • Here’s another fun Easter card for the paper-cutting obsessed! Keep it simple and quick with two colors or mix things up by cutting out different bands of color for each…

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