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Class #: FAYWHM082619
Dates: 08/26/19 to 08/30/19
Level: All Levels
Tuition: $850.00
Accommodations: Lodging and Meals are separate [ Click here ]
Availability: Spaces Still Available
Materials: $45.00
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Instructor: Yoshiko Wada and Hiroshi Murase  | View Instructor's: Bio  | Other Classes

Class Description: 

In this one-of-a-kind workshop co-taught by Yoshiko Wada and Hiroshi Murase, you will learn a variety of traditional Shibori techniques and tools to create your own, hand dyed textile masterpieces.   

This is a rare opportunity to learn from the two most highly acclaimed Shibori masters teaching together.

This workshop will teach you how to make Shibori dye and then how to use traditional stencil tools and patterns to create your own masterpiece designs. Modern techniques beyond natural indigo dyeing will include: fulling wool substrates, selective degumming of sericin on to silk, and discretionary melting of metallic fabric. Students will also experiment with polyester heat-settings to emulate a variety of Issey Miyake fashion design.


  • Morning demonstrations with Hiroshi Murase. A to Z learning  the traditional Shibori techniques and tools.

  • Afternoon lessons include training in the Murase craft utilizing your own creative styles.

  • Thursday afternoon and Friday morning students will have an amazing opportunity to work on their own projects with Mr. Murase and Ms. Wada availabe for questions and feedback.
  • Daily Practice of Shibori fundamentals

    • Pattern design, making stencil (katagami), and layout of markings (kata-oki) with Shibori dye (aobana)

    • Bound-resist and Capped-resist: (kanoko,miura, te-gumo, boshi Shibori)

    • Stitch-resist: (mokume, orinui, maki-nui, sewing-machine Shibori)

    • Pleat-resist and Pole-wrap: (tesuji, yanagi, shin-ire, murakumo, arashi Shibori)

    • Fold and Clamp-resist: (itajime and sekka and variations)

    • Dyeing, finishing, transforming shibori shaped cloth: (natural indigo, fiber reactive dyes, degumming, fulling, melt-off, and heat-set)


Become a your own master of ultimate Shibori.


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