Creating a bird with shibori stitch resist. This little wren has been constructed from mainly ori nui and maki age shibori stitches. The eye from overstitch embroidery stitches densely stitched. The top photo shows the various stitches before the fabric is pulled up and dyed. All a little bit fiddly on the fingers but worth it. Townhill Studio will publish a detailed blog on creating birds.
To celebrate World Heritage Day, we're celebrating some of the worlds top monuments and sites of cultural and architectural significance. The Taj Mahal, India is up there with the best. Have you visited it yet?