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Mandala Azul - Maki-Age Challenge | by Tela shibori
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Mandala Azul - Maki-Age Challenge

Maki-Age shibori piece for Flickr Maki-Age Shibori Challenge. Procion dye on cotton cloth.

 

Alternate orientation

stitched cloth

closeup of stitched cloth

Resisted piece ready for final dyeing

 

The cloth was stitched using one or two rows of straight stitch (ori-nui). White-resisted areas were tied and wrapped, then the piece was dyed light blue. The light blue areas were then tied and wrapped and the piece was dyed dark blue. Origiinal design inspired by an islamic tile motif of interlocking squares that form an 8-pointed star.

   

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Taken on January 1, 2004