Indigo Shibori by Jane Callender

Jane Callender is an award winning textile artist specialising in indigo dyeing with shibori with a focus on stitched resist. Her expertise is built up over thirty years’ experience and she shares this through international teaching, presentations and more recently online interactive classes. The author and illustrator of two books, she designs and produces unique and practical products for her ‘callishibori’ range. These include templates, stencils, downloadable motifs and patterns which enable the user to fully engage in both beginners level shibori techniques and advanced shibori techniques.


This best seller is also available in French. It takes the reader from the basic steps of shibori through to combinations with itajime and bomaki shibori, advanced shibori techniques

Also available in Japanese and Chinese this book concentrates on the geometry of pattern making. The use of square and triangular grids are highly effective in developing advanced shibori techniques and more complex patterns and designs.

Jane has contributed many articles on indigo dyeing and shibori techniques to magazines. These include the Journal of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers, The World of Embroidery, ICHf’s show catalogues, Australia’s Textile Fibre Forum, Selvedge and more recently The Makers Atelier. This section also includes Chinese and Hungarian articles.

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Callishibori products

Shibori at your fingertips

Jane Callender’s unique range of products, available to buy online.