Callishibori with Jane Callender

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Callishibori with Jane Callender

from 130.00

March 19-23, 2018

With the emphasis on technique Jane will guide you through the main shibori disciplines - Stitch resist, itajime, cylinder wrapping – bo maki and arashi methods and binding options.  

Simple geometry will be discussed for stitched pattern planning and making with both ethnic tradition and contemporary interpretation investigated. The addition of her Applique Shibori technique will add a new dimension to pattern outcomes.

Combination techniques add depth to pattern and design. Various strength indigo from synthetic, natural chemical, tint and organic vats give ample opportunity to make full use of its remarkable tonal range and provide options for reserving and capping methods. The variety of hues extend with the addition of brazilwood extract for fuchsia pinks and purples with alkali tweaks and indigo. A small iron rust bath will also be available as will one or two fibre reactive dyes for accent dip dyeing/hand painting procedures. (Dyes may change depending on availability)

Jane is known for her stitched shibori pieces which celebrate geometry with shibori. She is the author of 2000 Pattern Combinations also published in Japan and the recently published Stitched Shibori. She has taught at degree level, for adult education and in schools and has taught and lectured internationally for several years. The owner of ‘callishibori’ her exclusive range of stencils and templates are sold worldwide. Her work has been exhibited widely and she is a member of the World Shibori Network and The American Textile society.

This is a 5 day workshop- You may secure your space in this class with a deposit of $130 ( balance of $640 will be due before Feb 19, 2018, with either a single payment or a 2 payments of $320)  Material List will be posted soon. At this time materials fee is estimated to be around $40pp

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