World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations, keeping in mind authenticity, reciprocity, and networking.

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Terms & Conditions


Thanks for your interest in joining a SLOW FIBER STUDIO tour.

By design, SFS tours are small and of limited capacity for a better learning experience. STARTING FOR ALL 2011 TOURS: To be eligible, prospective travelers must have current WSN web membership at time of sign-up.


These items must be done to complete the registration process for ANY SFS TOUR:

  1. Become a WSN web member (cost: $100 /$50 /$0)
  2. SFS Sign-Up Form (online form)
  3. Send Deposit – see below
  4. Remit Balance Payment(s) – see below
  5. Terms & Conditions, Disclaimers signed & returned – see below
  6. Passport photocopy varies for each country
  7. Your Flight Information (online form)click here



Send $400 Reservation Deposit to WSN. Required to secure your spot on a program. Accepted methods of payment:

  • FOR MAJOR CREDIT CARDS (MC, Visa) — send via PayPal (paypal account not required)
  • SEND DIRECTLY. Go to PayPal site. Choose ‘Send Money’ on home page. In the ‘TO:” field, type in “”. Select USD for currency type.
  • – OR- REQUEST ELECTRONIC BILL. Receive an electronic paypal invoice with instructions how to pay. To request a bill, email to “info [AT]” with subject: “SFS-Bill Me”
  • FOR CHECKS — send by mail. Checks in USD only

Payable to “World Shibori Network”; In memo line write which SFS program

Mail to: “Attn: WSN-SFS,” 696 Hilldale Ave., Berkeley CA 94708 USA

Balance Payments. (different amount for each particular program) Either we or our travel agency will be collecting the balance payment. Full instructions, explanations of payments & balance amounts will be posted on the Itinerary Page for that specific tour. To access specific itineraries, go to Tours & Descriptions link at top of this page.



For all details, visit Terms & Conditions link at top of this page.