World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations

Workshop: Colors of the Americas >> Cochineal Workshop, with Yoshiko I. Wada

Textile scholar, author and President of WSN, Ms. Yoshiko I. Wada will be teaching a natural dye workshop using cochineal, at the lovely University of California Botanical Garden. Date: October … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Icononic Japanese Tenugui; a note by Hiroshi Murase (Chairman and Design Lead – Suzusan)

Mr. Hiroshi Murase (Chairman and Design Lead, Suzusan) sent us an interesting note about the tenugui cotton he’s planning to use in his upcoming workshop at the Jinze Art Centre, … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

WSN Member News :: Barbara Schey recounts her 9ISS experience

Active WSN member Barbara Schey is a native of Australia and was the recipient of the country’s first ever grant for a 2-year apprenticeship with a Craftsmen in the Community … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exhibition: Cocci & Stracci, Galleria Circolo Togunà, Inverigo, Italy

WSN Member Lucia Lapone and ceramicist Giovanna M. Soldini come together to present ‘Cocci and Stracci’ at the Galleria Circolo Toguna in Italy. Where: Galleria Circolo Togunà, via C. Bianchi, … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exhibition: Renaissance of Fashion at the Fashion Gallery, Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Renaissance of Fashion : Francoise Hoffmann, Carmen Rion and Patis Tesoro, by their vision give new perspectives to international fashion. Where: The Fashion Gallery, MN109, Poly U, Hong Kong When: … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

SFS Presents:: Woven Luxuries: A Gallery Talk by Carol Bier at Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Join us for an exciting gallery talk by WSN Member and ISS Presenter Carol Bier, on luxuriant and extravagant velvets woven in lands of the Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman empires. … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

SFS Shop: Artisanal 3D samples and shibori tools, now available!

We’re pleased to offer a range of te-kumo shibori samples tied by the master Arimatsu artisan Mrs. Tomeko Honma (aged over 90) at the Slow Fiber Studios shop. Te-kumo shibori is … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment