Although I don’t like to do it often, sometimes falling down the internet rabbit hole for hours on end can be a rewarding experience. When I last fell into the digital abyss, I came up for air only to realize I had been on the computer for two and a half hours. Shameful. Thankfully, my watering, computer-damaged eyes were not in vain, for I had discovered something wonderful: Catharine Ellis and her shibori weavings.
1. Stitched semicircles on folded calico 2. Calico after pulling all the threads tight and securing 3. Other side of the calico after pulling the threads tight 4. After dyeing with indigo and unpicking the stitches 5. Close-up detail of shibori circle 6. The finished cushion! Taken from the blog, "Flextiles," original link is http://flextiles.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/shibori-cushion/