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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

This Month! Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art

Celebrating the rich history of silk, in one of China’s most beautiful cities, the Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art will be conducted September 20th until the 26th, with events, lectures, … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

WSN UK: Michelle Griffiths Workshops at Resist Gallery

WSN Member and UK Representative Michelle Griffiths will be teaching workshops all summer at Resist Gallery in Llantrisant, UK. If you live in the area, there are plenty of classes to … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Norfolk, UK: Indigo Shibori with Jane Callender

Indigo Shibori Weekend Workshop – Working shibori with indigo and some indigo discharge techniques – also their 3 dimensional equivalents. August 19th – 23rd Summer School - Indigo in combination with a … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gallery Show: Resisting Blue ( Paddington, New South Wales)

“Her work reveals a passion for pattern manifest through shibori techniques, and as a stitch specialist her focus has been on motif construction and pattern rhythms.” This month, WSN Member … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Shibori Classes (NY, NY)

Get a little boost of creativity this month! Check out these upcoming shibori classes taught by Shabd Simon-Alexander (of the eponymous clothing label Shabd) at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Shibori classes in NYC (June, July)

If you’re looking for a shibori class this summer, NYC seems to be a hotbed of options. We’ve got a couple classes by artist / clothing designer Shabd (posted earlier … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Fold and Unfold” with Elin Noble (June-Aug, Auburn NY)

If you find yourself whiling away the long days of summer in NY, head upstate to the Finger Lakes and stop by the Schweinfurth Art Center for some great art … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shibori classes by Shabd (TAC NYC, June & July)

NYC CLASSES with Shabd Shabd is a New York fashion label initiated by artist Shabd Simon-Alexander in 2009. She has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

“The Eternal Now” exhibition & workshop feat. Barbara Schey (5 May, Fairfield City Museum & Gallery)

Our friends in Australia and New Zealand have been busy (stay tuned for the newsletter items in an upcoming post)! Here’s one great thing to mark on your calendars: BARBARA … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shibori & Indigo (TAC Brooklyn, May1-22)

Only 6 seats left in the upcoming MAY series on Shibori & Indigo at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn. This popular class is led by Katrin Reifeiss-Helmick. www.katrinreifeiss.com May 1-22 … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

3-Day workshop w/ Joan Morris (July 27-29, NH)

“3 Vats – 3Days – 10 Ways”  LongRidge Farm, Westmoreland, NH 10 pole-wrapped resist techniques, taught over the course of 3 days, using indigo and woad. A 3-day workshop focusing on … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment