Welcome to World Shibori Network Foundation

Arimatsu Tokaido by Karsten Solheim, 11-ISS

Our work at World Shibori Network (WSN) is to preserve and revitalize Japanese shibori and other heritage textile techniques across the globe through education and community engagement.

We present our workshops and events at Slow Fiber Studios (SFS).

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Congratulations to Sarah Bellos, CEO, of Stony Creek Colors in Tennessee, USA

who has won The Groundbreaker Award at The CNMI Sustainable Fashion Awards, 2022 – Ethical Fashion Initiative, Milan, Italy!  These awards recognize the world’s sustainable fashion initiatives. Sarah is a close working colleague of Yoshiko Wada, founder of WSN Foundation.

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LIVE UNCUT Shibori and Indigo Workshops plus Conversations with Cloth available to rent. Artisans and primary sources are your instructors and speakers. Rental includes an annual SlowFiberTV subscription! Subscription = content from SFS guests and friends. Our SupportArtisans program sends a percentage of SFTV income to our artisans.

Ready to enrich, enhance, and engage your creativity while supporting artisans?

Trailer: Shibori Workshop – Miura

Day 1 of 2, Jun 2021

Trailer: Indigo Workshop – Natural Indigo for Polychromatic Printing & Painting

Day 2 of 2, Aug 2021

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