Obōshi & Other Ground-Resist Strategies in Shibori, Day 2 of 2

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A Hybrid Workshop Broadcast from Arimatsu, Japan: Two Saturdays Hiroshi Murase, Instructor and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Instructor-Moderator Saturday, Nov 4, 2023, 17:30 – 20:30 PST (Sunday, Nov 5, 9:30-12:30 JST) & Saturday, Nov 18, 15:00-18:00 PST (Sunday, Nov 19, 7 - 10 JST) LIVE Location: Suzusan Studios, Arimatsu Japan REMOTE: Online via Zoom. The ZOOM […]

Obōshi & Other Ground-Resist Strategies in Shibori, Day 1 of 2

Slow Fiber Studios Berkeley

A Hybrid Workshop Broadcast from Arimatsu, Japan: Two Saturdays Hiroshi Murase, Instructor and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Instructor-Moderator Saturday, Nov 4, 2023, 17:30 – 20:30 PST (Sunday, Nov 5, 9:30-12:30 JST) & Saturday, Nov 18, 15:00-18:00 PST (Sunday, Nov 19, 7 - 10 JST) LIVE Location: Suzusan Studios, Arimatsu Japan REMOTE: Online via Zoom. The ZOOM […]

Shibori Combo-3: Tatsumaki, a Tesuji plus Stitch and Bind Resist 2-Day Workshop for Alumni. Day 2 of 2.

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A Virtual Workshop via Zoom Hiroshi Murase, instructor in Arimatsu, Japan & Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, instructor- moderator | 2 Saturdays, August 12 & 19, 2023 | Each day: 3:00pm - 6:00 pm PST Join Murase-san and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada to explore how the striking blue Shibori designs on white ground can be achieved! The instructions […]

Shibori Combo-3: Tatsumaki, a Tesuji plus Stitch and Bind Resist 2-Day Workshop for Alumni. Day 1 of 2.

Slow Fiber Studios Berkeley

A Virtual Workshop via Zoom Hiroshi Murase, instructor in Arimatsu, Japan & Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, instructor- moderator | 2 Saturdays, August 12 & 19, 2023 | Each day: 3:00pm - 6:00 pm PST Join Murase-san and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada to explore how the striking blue Shibori designs on white ground can be achieved! The instructions […]

Felting Workshop #4: Fine Art Felt Experimentation with Mixed Fibers, Sumi Ink Application, Over-dye, and more, A 3-Day, Hybrid Workshop

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Jorie Johnson, Instructor | Saturday - Monday, August 5 - 7, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST LIVE Location: WSNF’s Slow Fiber Studio Annex, Berkeley, CA |  REMOTE students: Online via ZOOM   This workshop is an opportunity to experience a variety of approaches to experimental felt surface-design expression. Shibori resist-dyeing techniques, paste-resist […]

Felting Workshop #3: A Splash of Color with Shibori-enhanced Felt Beads, Baubles, Pendants, & Felt Cords, A 2-Day Hybrid Workshop

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Jorie Johnson, Instructor | Thursday & Friday, August 3 & 4, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST LIVE Location: WSNF’s Slow Fiber Studio Annex, Berkeley, CA |  REMOTE Students: Online via ZOOM   Jorie enjoyed teaching this class in Japan during an International Shibori Symposium. Add a dash of color to your wardrobe. […]

Felt Workshop #2 Explore Ancient Felting Methods & Possibilities: Shosoin 8th Century Motif for a Seat Cushion or Pillow, A 2-Day, Hybrid Workshop

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Jorie Johnson, Instructor | Saturday & Sunday, July 29 & 30, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST LIVE Location: WSNF’s Slow Fiber Studio Annex, Berkeley, CA |  REMOTE Students: Online via ZOOM   In this 2-day session, we will learn to prepare thin, soft felts, in 3 to 6 color steps, out of […]

Felting Workshop #1 A Review of 3-D Felting Methods & Possibilities: Adorable Pomegranate Pincushion or Brooch, A 1-Day Hybrid Workshop

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Jorie Johnson, Instructor | Friday, July 28, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST LIVE Location: WSNF’s Slow Fiber Studio Annex, Berkeley, CA |  REMOTE Students: Online via ZOOM   Let’s get together and review materials and strategies to manipulate fine wool fiber into charming 3-D shapes, in this case a felt brooch or […]

ARASHI and MURA KUMO SHIBORI: Pole-wrap Resist Dyeing—Simple and Sophisticated

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A 2-Day, Hybrid Workshop Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Instructor | Monday & Tuesday, July 17 & 18, 2023 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm PST LIVE Location: WSNF’s Slow Fiber Studio Annex, Berkeley, CA | REMOTE: ONLINE VIA ZOOM We are honored and delighted to host Ana Lisa Hedstrom, an internationally recognized Arashi shibori artist, to […]

A Summer Garden Event: Sale, Social, and Demonstrations by Artists

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World Shibori Network Foundation Presents A Time to Honor & Celebrate Kay Sekimachi  Our long-time friend and world-renowned textile artist, Kay Sekimachi, has been an inspiration to us all! Plus a Sale, Social, Silent Auction, and Potluck Open to the Public Sign up for Talks & Demos by International Artists Sunday, July 16, 2023 10:00 […]

Sashiko CORE & ESSENCE: In-Person Workshop – Group 2

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In July, Atsushi Futatsuya will be teaching the “Core & Essence” of Sashiko in-person at our Berkeley Annex. He will be teaching traditional Sashiko and his stitching philosophies. This workshop is perfect for anyone who has wished to learn Sashiko but did not know how others can make so much stitching in a short amount of time. […]

Garden Event Day – Open to the Public

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In the morning of the Public Garden Event at the SFS Annex, Asif Shaikh, a master embroiderer and founder of Craft Design Society Art Foundation (CDS Art Foundation) in Ahmedabad, will be hosting a demonstration and talk (More Info Here). Asif will share his Indian craft-embroidery journey, showcasing his exquisite embroidered items to demonstrate a […]