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New Item at SFS Shop! Ferrous Sulfate (iron mordant) for Your Indigo Vat!

Hello Readers and Dyers! Slow Fiber Studios Shop just added a great new item to our natural dye mordants collection. You can now purchase a 50g packet of Ferrous Sulfate(iron … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Michel Garcia Workshops in Holland at Studio Zijdelings!

For those of you in the area, please read more about THREE workshops Michel Garcia will be teaching this August in Tilburg. Workshop 1: Printing on Cotton with Natural Dyes … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Seas of Blue: Indigo exhibit at Stonybrook University

The New York Times has just published an article on a wonderful exhibition, Seas of Blue: Asian Indigo Dye at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. 41 artworks make … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

9ISS: Reserve Your Hotel Room Now!

9TH INTERNATIONAL SHIBORI SYMPOSIUM: ACCOMMODATIONS The 9ISS Committee has just released information on the accommodations available in Hangzhou this fall for participants attending the symposium. Reservation forms are available to … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

New South Wales, AU: Barbara Rogers at Barometer Gallery

WSN Member Barbara Rogers will be exhibiting her work in a solo show this month at Barometer Gallery in Paddington, New South Wales! With experience of over 20 years of … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Textile Arts Center: The Magazine!

WSN Members Textile Arts Center, located in sunny Brooklyn, NY are coming out with their very own textile-focused publication, focusing on giving,”voice to the modern textile movement, and will fit … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Basket Weaving Workshops: Barbara Shapiro Teaches this Summer!

WSN Member Barbara Shapiro will be teaching two up coming basket weaving workshops in California this summer! One hosted by the Mendocino Arts Center and another at the San Luis … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Toronto: Stephanie Fortin at the Harbourfront Centre

  WSN Member Stephanie Fortin will be showing wonderful shibori works from her “Pinwheel” series at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto April through June. If you are a Toronto resident … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slow Fiber Studios Tour: Japan 2015 Now Open!

Interested in Slow Textiles? Ever desire to travel to Japan? Join Slow Fiber Studios next year for our annual SFS tour to Japan, and visit Nagoya, Arimatsu, Kyoto, Miyama, Takasaki, … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

SFS Shop: New Item! Map of the Clothing of Oaxaca

SFS is excited to announce the addition of a new item to shop.slowfiberstudios.com. A map of the traditional clothing of Oaxaca titled: Hilos del país de las nubes / Threads of the … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Michel Garcia in Scotland: Workshop at Big Cat Studios

June 23-27, 2014 // Newburgh, Fife, Scotland Alternative Processes for Natural Dyes – 5 Day Workshop This 5 day workshop will be focusing on several methods of creating attractive colors 100% from plants, … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

This June: Catharine Ellis and Debra Frasier at Shakerag Workshops

A wonderful workshop combining words and color with two incredible artists, Debra Frasier and WSN member Catharine Ellis will be happening at Shakerag in Tennessee this June. Catharine is a … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment