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“International Shibori Symposium 2018 Review (Part II)” by Astrid Bennett & Kim Eichler-Messmer

August 8, 2018 9:00 am

Held earlier this summer, the 11th International Shibori Symposium (11ISS) was an exciting and densely-packed exploration of the dyeing traditions of Japan. 125 participants came from international countries, with another equal number from Japan. The schedule included workshops and events in the shibori village of Arimatsu; the safflower harvest, other natural dye and sashiko workshops

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“International Shibori Symposium 2018 Review (Part I)” by Astrid Bennett & Kim Eichler-Messmer

August 6, 2018 9:00 am

Held earlier this summer, the 11th International Shibori Symposium (11ISS) was an exciting and densely-packed exploration of the dyeing traditions of Japan. 125 participants came from international countries, with another equal number from Japan. The schedule included workshops and events in the shibori village of Arimatsu; the safflower harvest, other natural dye and sashiko workshops

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Outstanding Student Award Winners (Part III of III)

August 9, 2017 9:00 am

Closing out SDA’s Outstanding Students Award Winners is another top-notch gallery of student work featuring innovation within the field of fibers and textiles. All were nominated by the chair of their department, and will receive a certificate as well as a one-year membership to the Surface Design Association. For more information on the Outstanding Student Awards

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Outstanding Student Award Winners (Part II of III)

July 26, 2017 9:00 am

Our second gallery of SDA’s Outstanding Students Award Winners is just as amazing as last week’s, and features innovation within the field of fibers and textiles. Nominated by the chair of their department, all winners receive a certificate as well as a one-year membership to the Surface Design Association. For more information on the Outstanding

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“Fragments of Life: Textile Art by Barbara Goldberg” Review by Catherine Hunter

July 12, 2017 9:00 am

Barbara Goldberg was an artist, teacher and advocate for textile arts. While her resume flows over ten pages with honors, national and international exhibitions, and publications, she is especially remembered as a devoted faculty member in Textile Design and Fiber Arts at UMass Dartmouth. Colleagues and students describe her as unconventional, no nonsense, feisty, and

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Hybrid Transitions: Collaborative Itajime by Tyler Peterson

February 22, 2017 9:00 am

In continuation with the previous article on katazome and technology, textile artist Tyler Peterson presents a new exploration into traditional historic dye processes with a technological update in collaboration with Aaron De Lanty. The idea for this experiment came from a conversation Aaron and I had over a year ago about ways to speed up and make

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Hybrid Transitions: A Modern Take on Katazome by Tyler Peterson

October 30, 2016 1:28 am

This moment is an exciting time to be working in the field of fibers and textiles. More so than any other time in history makers, craftspeople, and artists are able to access information about a multitude of different techniques, processes, and materials. Classes, books, and YouTube tutorials are readily available to learn how to make

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New on DVD: Study Itajime Shibori With Ana Lisa Hedstrom

November 30, 2015 12:01 pm

Ever tried itajime? Let shibori artist Ana Lisa Hedstrom show you the history, process – plus contemporary adaptations – of this time-honored resist technique that uses folding, clamping and dyeing to create stunning pattern on cloth and other substrates. The only limits are your imagination! Learn this compelling process from a master via this 2nd in her series of shibori DVDs.

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9ISS Tour = Special Access to Textiles + Experts In China

August 19, 2015 3:15 pm

9th International Shibori Symposium (Fall 2104) in Hangzhou, China, opened unprecedented access to Chinese textile history and practice for 250 international participants from 15 countries. Get a taste of the experience for yourself – and find out what impressions endured after this once-in-a-lifetime journey – from artist/educator Amy Putansu.

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