Look at these stunning pieces of silk shibori!
Can you imagine tying all those patterns into the cloth?
I love that the pattern in this piece is not completely regular. There is a repeated pattern, but the number of circles in each shape is slightly different.
This piece is even more interesting.
To keep a stylised pattern constant over a large area is such a challenge!
Aren't I lucky to have friends who bring me gifts from their travels?
Thanks Deborah (who is back from a quilters' tour of Japan)!