World Shibori Network

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

Yoshiko Wada honored with the 2016 George Hewitt Myers Award

In November 2016, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will present WSN President Yoshiko I. Wada with the George Hewitt Myers Award in recognition of her lifetime achievements in advancing … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Event :: Growing Color – Natural Dyes from Plants

Growing Color – Natural Dyes from Plants Symposium will be hosted by The North Carolina Arboretum in conjunction with Local Cloth with the purpose of bringing awareness about issues and opportunities in … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Workshops :: Handmade Paper Studios in Oaxaca, Mexico

10iss is happy to spotlight traditional Oaxacan studios that give you a chance to delve into craft of  paper making and binding. Taller Arte Papel Vista Hermosa (TAPVH) at CASA This artisanal … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Workshop Wrap Up :: 2D to 3 D – Shibori and Sublimation Printing

At the Slow Fiber Studio workshop held over the last weekend, students had the unique opportunity to try several transformative techniques that combine shibori and sublimation printing. Dye-sublimation printing is a process … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Exhibition:: Somé: Dyeing the Australian environment

Major Mitchells Cockatoos (2012) The Japan Foundation, Sydney presents a synthesis of Australian and Japanese culture in an exhibition by Canberra-based textile artist Melinda Heal. Titled Somé: Dyeing the Australian … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Bamboo Splitting & Higo Making with Jiro Yonezawa

Watch as our July 2016 artist-in-residence Jiro Yonezawa takes us through a step-by-step process of preparing strips of bamboo for weaving. The strips, known as higo, are the product of a … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Travels in textiles: Indigenous craft in Costa Rica

This year for the 10iss in Oaxaca, Mexico, the International Shibori Symposium is partnering with our friends at Bushika Adventures to offer a unique opportunity to learn and create side … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment