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.

Shibori classes in NYC (June, July)

If you’re looking for a shibori class this summer, NYC seems to be a hotbed of options. We’ve got a couple classes by artist / clothing designer Shabd (posted earlier … Continue reading

13 June 2012 · Leave a comment

“Fold and Unfold” with Elin Noble (June-Aug, Auburn NY)

If you find yourself whiling away the long days of summer in NY, head upstate to the Finger Lakes and stop by the Schweinfurth Art Center for some great art … Continue reading

13 June 2012 · Leave a comment

Shibori classes by Shabd (TAC NYC, June & July)

NYC CLASSES with Shabd Shabd is a New York fashion label initiated by artist Shabd Simon-Alexander in 2009. She has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, … Continue reading

11 May 2012 · Leave a comment

“The Eternal Now” exhibition & workshop feat. Barbara Schey (5 May, Fairfield City Museum & Gallery)

Our friends in Australia and New Zealand have been busy (stay tuned for the newsletter items in an upcoming post)! Here’s one great thing to mark on your calendars: BARBARA … Continue reading

25 April 2012 · Leave a comment

Shibori & Indigo (TAC Brooklyn, May1-22)

Only 6 seats left in the upcoming MAY series on Shibori & Indigo at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn. This popular class is led by Katrin Reifeiss-Helmick. www.katrinreifeiss.com May 1-22 … Continue reading

25 April 2012 · Leave a comment

3-Day workshop w/ Joan Morris (July 27-29, NH)

“3 Vats – 3Days – 10 Ways”  LongRidge Farm, Westmoreland, NH 10 pole-wrapped resist techniques, taught over the course of 3 days, using indigo and woad. A 3-day workshop focusing on … Continue reading

10 April 2012 · Leave a comment

Natural Dye + Shaped Resist with Joan Morris (2 offerings: WA and NY)

If you’ve ever picked up a copy of “Memory on Cloth: shibori now” then you’ve seen the beauty of JOAN MORRIS’ work (featured on the book’s cover). This June, the textile … Continue reading

3 April 2012 · 1 Comment

Shibori Class in Brooklyn, NY (starts Feb 27)

Looking to learn more about shibori? Live in the NYC area? You’re in luck.  Starting next week (Feb 27, Monday evenings), Katrin Reifeiss will be teaching “Kimono – Japanese Shibori … Continue reading

17 February 2012 · 1 Comment