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.

Upcoming Shibori Classes (NY, NY)

Get a little boost of creativity this month! Check out these upcoming shibori classes taught by Shabd Simon-Alexander (of the eponymous clothing label Shabd) at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn … Continue reading

5 February 2013 · 2 Comments

Itajime Workshop w/ Elin Noble (Jan 2013, Netherlands)

European Friends, another great offering to bookmark at the Zijdelings studio in Tilburg, Netherlands. American artist Elin Noble will be teaching an itajime workshop next January. Folds For Clamp-Dye … Continue reading

29 August 2012 · Leave a comment

Boro exhibition, lecture, workshop w/ Yoshiko (July 15-27, Haystack ME)

Friends in the New England, USA area: Please consider making a trip to summer-kissed Maine to see “Ragged Beauty,” a beautiful exhibition of boro presented by Haystack Mountain School of … Continue reading

10 July 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. May 1-22 … Continue reading

25 April 2012 · Leave a comment

Michel Garcia hits the Netherlands! 3-day workshop intensive (Aug 27-29,Tilburg)

You really want to take a class with Michel. Trust us. Really. GO. And if you’re in/near the Netherlands, here’s your chance. Natural Dyeing Workshop : an intriguing mix of secrets … Continue reading

10 April 2012 · 3 Comments

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 with Natural Dye, Ana Lisa Hedstrom (April 21-22, SF)

Spring is the ripe time for new inspiration! ANA LISA HEDSTROM will be teaching a 2-day Weekend Workshop this April at the Sewing Workshop in San Francisco. If you’ve ever been interested in learning this … Continue reading

3 March 2012 · Leave a 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