How to Take Original Photos for Your Blog Graphics

Have you ever wondered how people get those beautiful bold blog graphics, the ones with text overlay, that are themed and all fit nicely together? Well, if you haven't, I certainly have so I thought I'd do a bit of investigating. I also wanted to see if I could come up with my own DIY-ed images, and then share my process with you.

A Shibori Quilt

Since the beginning of this year I've been experimenting with shibori, a style of resist dyeing with indigo which originates in Japan. It is a really rewarding way of working with fabric, with some really fascinating results.