Tag: arishi shibori

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…

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…

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…

Woolfest – Shibori Class

Yes, I am teaching a class – it is Shibori and we will be working with 4 feet by 4 feet pieces of silk, wrapped around a pvc pipe, and dyed.  This is known as Arishi.   And i would love you to join me….…