Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 February 2012

304 Pages | 48 full-color photos, line drawings, glossary, index

8 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9781568363967

Bookseller Code (03)


The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing

Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Mary Kellogg Rice, and Jane Barton

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Shibori-dyed fabrics continue to be popular and used in clothes, accessories, and home furnishings, etc.
  • Will appeal to quilters, embroiderers, and textile artists
  • Authors' mission is to preserve and document shibori techniques and traditions
  • Also showcase work of contemporary fiber artists in Japan and abroad
  • 104 color and 298 b&w plates including photographic Gallery of examples
  • Detailed guide to basic natural dyes, making and caring for an indigo vat, list of suppliers in North America, glossary and bibliography

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