The joy of Shibori

Last night i spent the evening with a pile of silk, my dye, dental floss and metallic resist.  I was in heaven. Silk is an amazing fiber for dying and painting on.  It is a very viscous fiber, thirst for anything that comes in contact with it.  If silk is not restrained in any way … More The joy of Shibori

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Textile and Fiber Arts List

I am honored to tell you i join several hundred textile artists from 40 countries in my membership of the Textile and Fine Arts List, a web site and professional textile organization that features listings of our work. Recently I applied, and presented a body of my silk dying work for jury.   I held … More Textile and Fiber Arts List

Arishi Shibori Class at Woolfest

What a hot time we had at Woolfest.  I taught an “Arishi shibori” class at Lake Farm Park today with a class of 5 ladies, and my lovely assistant Donna.  Armed with my steamer, the iron and ironing board, pvc pipes, dental floss (yes, dental floss), silk and lots of dye…. oh, and a batch … More Arishi Shibori Class at Woolfest