World Shibori Network

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

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

Maintaining and Troubleshooting an Organic Indigo Vat with Catharine Ellis

Originally posted on Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia:
Catharine Ellis, Jacquard woven shibori, indigo dyed Sometime ago Yoshiko asked me to occasionally provide some useful input to the Dye…

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Boro Workshop at Richmond

Last Saturday saw the conclusion of Yoshiko Wada‘s Boro workshops at the Richmond Art Center, where 20 eager participants had the unique opportunity to learn the history of boro, practice … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

WSN India: Yoshiko Wada in New Delhi – Workshop and Lectures

Good Morning from Delhi! Here’s a quick announcement about a workshop and lecture happening next week! 04 & 05 March, 2015  New Delhi, India On March 4th, Yoshiko Wada will … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 1 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

Barbara Shapiro to Represent Craft of Textiles at De Young Museum

This May, WSN Member Barbara Shapiro will be representing the Craft of Textiles in The Artists Speak about Contemporary Craft, an illustrated lecture and panel discussion of the 5 media represented … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bay Area: Yoshiko Wada at UC Botanical Gardens

  Film Viewing and a 1,2,3, Indigo vat demonstration with Slow Fiber Studios – Yoshiko Wada Tuesday, March 18 6:30pm – 8pm $15, $10 members, more information here As part of … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment