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.

The Icononic Japanese Tenugui; a note by Hiroshi Murase (Chairman and Design Lead – Suzusan)

Mr. Hiroshi Murase (Chairman and Design Lead, Suzusan) sent us an interesting note about the tenugui cotton he’s planning to use in his upcoming workshop at the Jinze Art Centre, … Continue reading

28 September 2015 · Leave a comment

SFS Shop: Artisanal 3D samples and shibori tools, now available!

We’re pleased to offer a range of te-kumo shibori samples tied by the master Arimatsu artisan Mrs. Tomeko Honma (aged over 90) at the Slow Fiber Studios shop. Te-kumo shibori is … Continue reading

27 August 2015 · Leave a comment

Recommended Reading: Imprints on Cloth

Imprints on Cloth is a beautiful book that pays tribute to the rich textile traditions of the vibrant Miao people. Tucked away in the serene mountainous province of Guizhou (southwest … Continue reading

1 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Save the Date: Mary Jaeger at The American Craft Show, San Francisco

Where: Festival Pavilion, Forth Mason Center, San Francisco Date: Jul 31- Aug 2 Timing: Friday 10 AM-8 PM | Saturday 10AM-6 PM | Sunday 11 AM-5 PM Admission: $14 one-day pass on site ( … Continue reading

26 June 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

6 May 2015 · 2 Comments

Workshop: Mo Kelman – Shibori and Sculpture

Workshop: 7 Bamboo Scarves: Shibori and Painting  Date:  May 23 – 25, 2015 Location:  Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA Make 7 beautiful hand-dyed bamboo scarves in this three day immersive workshop! Start … Continue reading

27 April 2015 · Leave a comment

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

11 March 2014 · Leave a comment