Get ready for summer with this list of DIY indigo shibori tutorials and inspiration posts! I love indigo dye, there is something thrilling about watching it oxidate and change vivid colors. Shibori is the perfect creative exercise with countless ways to fold and bind, I’m not sure I’ll ever get sick of trying it out. This is a great summer craft idea for a group of friends to get together and get creative – I can’t wait to dye something new this year!
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If you’re wondering how to do DIY indigo shibori dyes, I have a bunch of technique tutorials linked in this post that also has my very favorite DIY Indigo dye kit reviewed (I also have tried the Yellow Owl one and it stinks, don’t use it).
If you decide you don’t want to mess with actual dye, check out all these shibori-style fabrics* you can buy and start sewing!
There are lots of books about indigo shibori dyeing:
Prefer a video style? Check out this indigo shibori dye class on Creativebug*!
Please pin this post of DIY Indigo Shibori Tutorials for later with this link, and not the individual pictures:
DIY Indigo Shibori Tutorials
The sweetest set of indigo shibori dyed skirts from My Heart Will Sew On
See how I made shibori indigo dyed curtains here at Swoodson Says, I’m going to make a second attempt at this soon!
A pretty indigo shibori dyed clutch from Lulu & Celeste
I’m biased but I love this indigo shibori dyed blanket, you can see the tutorial here at Swoodson Says.
See how to make an indigo shibori dyed scarf at Vicky Myers Creations!
Beautiful indigo shibori dyed sling bag from Marvelous Auntie Em
Classic shibori indigo dyed zipper pouch from Radiant Home Studio – click through to read how she made the indigo dyeing a family affair, too!
Very pretty indigo shibori dyed placemats from Lovely Indeed
Beachy cool, I love these indigo shibori dyed towels from The Crafting Chicks
Fun outdoor furniture makeover with an indigo shibori dyed couch (!!) from Pillar Box Blue
Great gift idea, indigo shibori dyed bookmarks from Alice & Lois
A beautiful indigo shibori dyed woman’s shirt by Lindsay Baker Co., doesn’t it look like the perfect summer top?
A great visual for what indigo shibori dyed pants look like, in a post over at Sew What Alicia.
Again, here is my post with a diy indigo dye kit review, I’ve used it a bunch of times and love it!