World Shibori Network

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

Workshop: Kudzu-fu with Oigawa Kudzu-fu Weaving Studio, Shimada

This summer at the Oigawa Weaving Studio, learn all about about kudzu-fu, one of the oldest plant fiber textiles in Japan. Workshop: Kudzu-fu Workshop Date: Aug 19-23, 9:30a – 4:00p everyday … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Recommended Reading: Imprints on Cloth

Imprints on Cloth is a beautiful book that pays tribute to the rich textile traditions of the vibrant Miao people. Tucked away in the serene mountainous province of Guizhou (southwest … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Save the Date: Mary Jaeger at The American Craft Show, San Francisco

Where: Festival Pavilion, Forth Mason Center, San Francisco Date: Jul 31- Aug 2 Timing: Friday 10 AM-8 PM | Saturday 10AM-6 PM | Sunday 11 AM-5 PM Admission: $14 one-day pass on site ( … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Workshop: Ai-Ai (Indigo Love) with Buasiou at Moratoire, Paris

This fashion season, indigo is what’s in vogue at Moratoire, Paris. “Ai-Ai”, an exhibition that runs through June 28 at the vintage shop’s Roi De Sicile space, celebrates Japanese craftsmanship and natural … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR ENTRY: Textile Society of America – SYMPOSIUM 2016

-ATTENTION TEXTILE  AND FIBER ARTISTS- Textile Society of America presents: Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port (CALL FOR ENTRY due Oct 1, 2015) Exhibition dates: October 19-23, 2016 Apply < here > to enter your … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Natural Color: Fiber and Dye with Catharine Ellis

Originally posted on Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia:
Wool textile, Xinjiang Regional Museum Last fall, I was in China for the 9th International Shibori Symposium (9ISS). Following the conference,…

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

SFS Shop: Calcium Hydroxide is here!

We’ve introduced a new item to our on our online shop – CalX! Also known as pickling lime, builders lime, hydrated lime, slaked lime, calx or aragonite, calcium hydroxide is used as … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment