Kanoko Shibori and Variations, Yokobiki, Hitome, Tsukidashi, Rasen, and Meyui: Foundations, Adaptations, Exploration, and Innovation

Saturday, July 24 2021 3:00 PM - Saturday, July 31 2021 6:00 PM [PDT]

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07/24/21 & 07/31/21- Kanoko Shibori and Variations, Yokobiki, Hitome, Tsukidashi, Rasen, and Meyui: Foundations, Adaptations, Exploration, and Innovation IN-PERSON BERKELEY ANNEX PARTIAL APPROVAL - $350.00

The SFS Berkeley Annex is located at 1825 8th St, Berkeley, CA! Fully vaccinated students are welcomed at the SFS Annex, with access to indigo vats. The Annex will have a large monitor and a staffer with a camera capturing students' work to show the instructor. Workshop material and tools: The class requires a tsukidashi pin, shibori stand, a round wooden bobbin, and binding thread. You may purchase them from shop.slowfiberstudios.com at a 10% discount with the code included in the confirmation email after purchase. You will also need a C-clamp to secure the shibori stand to a table. Ticket includes a study guide, the workshop recordings, and a cotton bandana and a cotton tenugui. Students will have the week between the two sessions to experiment, consult the study guide with a link to Vimeo clips, and create samples to share with the class and the instructor and get feedback.

07/24/21 & 07/31/21- Kanoko Shibori and Variations, Yokobiki, Hitome, Tsukidashi, Rasen, and Meyui: Foundations, Adaptations, Exploration, and Innovation DIGITAL WEBINAR PARTIAL APPROVAL - $350.00

Registration closes on 07/31/2021

Ticket includes a study guide, the workshop recordings, and a cotton bandana and a cotton tenugui from Japan. Students will have the week between the two sessions to experiment, consult the study guide with a link to Vimeo clips, and create samples to share with the class and the instructor and get feedback. Workshop material and tools: The class requires a tsukidashi pin, shibori stand, a round wooden bobbin, and binding thread. You may order the tools you need from shop.slowfiberstudios.com at 10% discount. The DISCOUNT CODE for the tools is on your registration receipt/confirmation email. You will need a C-clamp from your local hardware store to secure the shibori stand to a table. Dyeing shibori in your indigo vat to see your result. We recommend natural-indigo vat, a sustainable method for cotton or silk; but a fiber-reactive dye is an alternative.

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Saturday, July 24 2021 3:00 PM - Saturday, July 31 2021 6:00 PM [PDT]

The first workshop session covers the historical and cultural background of Arimatsu Kanko shibori techniques, Yokobiki Kanoko, Hitome Kanoko, Tsukidashi Kaoko, and their variations. Adaptation and exploration of techniques will be covered in the second session, along with sharing your experiments and samples. Murase-san will demonstrate artisan’s methods of handling traditional tools to help you heighten your ability to create your own hand-dyed textile masterpieces. Yoshiko will moderate, bridging the gap between East and West and traditional and contemporary use of techniques, materials, and processes.

Workshop fee & materials: Fabrics from Japan, History & Technical Information document, and Recording from both classes for you to keep are included in the workshop fee of $350. You will need a Tsukidashi hook, a shibori stand with a Makiage hook attached or sustitue a shibori stand with a large C-Clamp attched to a table, shibori binding thread, and a round wooden bobbin. You will also need a clamp to secure the shibori stand to a table. To purchase these items, go to the SFS online shop, use a 10% DISCOUNT CODE which you will receive on your Eventzilla REGISTRATION RECEIPT. Please note that the cost of flat-rate priority shipping of the fabric from Berkeley, CA, will be borne by each student.

Recordings from both sessions and all documents and powerpoint presentations will be shared with the class and the students who are in different timezones. During the week between two sessions, you will be given assignments and you may ask questions by email which will be answered and added in the Q&A document which will be shared with the students.

Slow Fiber Studios

https://slowfiberstudios.com/

Slow Fiber Studios™ is more than learning techniques. We are founded on a simple intention: to offer real-world insight into the multifaceted and holistic practice of textile-making. A program of World Shibori Network, affiliated with NaturalDyeWorkshop.com and shop.slowfiberstudios.com, Slow Fiber Studios™ offers a forum to present lectures, demonstrations and dynamic, hands-on workshops by master artisans, artists, scholars, and specialists from diverse areas of the world where textile culture runs deep — Brazil, China, France, India, Japan, Mexico, and the UK. We are committed to providing authentic information, reciprocal dialogs, networking and building a community of like-minded people. We believe the best way to understand a philosophy is to see it being lived. Slow Fiber Studios™ gets to the heart of ‘the making of things’.

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