World Shibori Network

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

SFS Shop: Calcium Hydroxide is here!

We’ve introduced a new item to our on our online shop – CalX!¬†Also known as pickling lime, builders lime, hydrated lime, slaked lime, calx or¬†aragonite, calcium hydroxide is used as … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maintaining and Troubleshooting an Organic Indigo Vat with Catharine Ellis

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

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