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Fiber Arts

Shibori; stitching, gathering, and binding Workshop

$75

with Katrin Reifeiss

Calendar Next session starts Mar 23, 2024 at 10 am

Dive into the captivating world of Japanese Shibori techniques in our upcoming workshop, where traditional craftsmanship meets contemporary creativity! Shibori, the ancient Japanese art of fabric manipulation, offers a unique and hands-on approach to textile design. Participants will explore a variety of Shibori methods, each with its own intricate patterns and textures.

Teaching artist Katrin Reifeiss will guide you through the mesmerizing process of stitching, binding, folding, and pole-wrapping fabrics to create stunning resist patterns. Discover the secrets behind the Shibori classics such as Itajime, Arashi, ori-nui, and suji Shibori, as well as contemporary variations that allow for personal expression.

All materials are included. This workshop is suitable for adults and mature teens of all skill levels, from beginners eager to explore a new art form to seasoned artists seeking to expand their creative horizons.

Each session has a different focus, so join us for either the morning or afternoon session or sign up for both!

Morning Session -

  • Cloth Stitched and Gathered techniques
  • Binding techniques

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. We also have a separate application for Financial assistance for Senior Citizens.

Full Course

Shibori; folding, clamping, and pole-wrapping Workshop

$75

with Katrin Reifeiss

Calendar Next session starts Mar 23, 2024 at 2 pm

Dive into the captivating world of Japanese Shibori techniques in our upcoming workshop, where traditional craftsmanship meets contemporary creativity! Shibori, the ancient Japanese art of fabric manipulation, offers a unique and hands-on approach to textile design. Participants will explore a variety of Shibori methods, each with its own intricate patterns and textures.

Teaching artist Katrin Reifeiss will guide you through the mesmerizing process of stitching, binding, folding, and pole-wrapping fabrics to create stunning resist patterns. Discover the secrets behind the Shibori classics such as Itajime, Arashi, ori-nui, and suji Shibori, as well as contemporary variations that allow for personal expression.

All materials are included. This workshop is suitable for adults and mature teens of all skill levels, from beginners eager to explore a new art form to seasoned artists seeking to expand their creative horizons.

Each session has a different focus, so join us for either the morning or afternoon session or sign up for both!

Afternoon Session

  • Folding and Clamping techniques
  • Pole-wrapping techniques

We believe art should be accessible to all. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. We also have a separate application for Financial assistance for Senior Citizens.

Full Course




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