How To Make Itajime Shibori

Itajime is one of the most popular shibori (tie-dye) techniques. It literally means “wood clamping,” as dyers often use cutouts of wood or plastic board.

In this video, we show simple shibori hacks using the lid of a plastic salad container to create itajime patterns like a pro. Use any flat plastic material and Yamato Indigo Starter Kit. Learn basics and explore unique shapes and ways of folding to create your own original patterns. 

Add Itajime to your summer home projects!


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