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Itajime and a notebook

I made another notebook cover yesterday using some cloth that I’d dyed a little while ago using the ancient Japanese clamping method called itajimi. It’s a technique I learned from textile artist Janice Gunner a few years back.   708 more words

Hand Dyed Fabric

What to do with indigo, part I

So what am I doing with the vats? At this point I’m primarily interested in seeing how easy they are to assemble and run, and what the pH is, information that will help me to choose vat methods for dyeing projects in the future.  420 more words


SFS Shop: Itajime Shibori by Ana Lisa Hedstrom - Now Available!

We’re happy to announce  the latest addition to our Ana Lisa Hedstrom DVD series – Itajime Shibori: Basic Folds, Variations & Inventions, Silk Scouring and Carved Clamps. 99 more words

Workshop: Mo Kelman - Shibori and Sculpture

Workshop: 7 Bamboo Scarves: Shibori and Painting 

Date:  May 23 – 25, 2015

Location:  Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA

Make 7 beautiful hand-dyed bamboo scarves in this three day immersive workshop! 258 more words


Here is the first of our upcoming spring and summer workshops. Please sign up and join us!

A Study of Indigo Shibori at Dyehaus

A couple of Saturdays ago, my friend Shana and I took a drive up to the wonderful Blue Mountains, a few hours inland from Sydney, to experience the wonderful indigo shibori workshop hosted by the amazing Bettina Ludowici of Dyehaus. 1,844 more words

At Work

RED workshop fun

We had a great time making red/pink colors from the last workshop in Bryn Athyn. We used
madder root, cochineal and did a sample with brazil wood and used an alum mordant and an… 84 more words