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workshop preparations

August 21, 2012

it didn’t rain!!

the Orchard was full

I had a nice spot under an apple tree

and Carrie came to weave

a busy day full of endless questions and few sales!

on Monday Carrie helped to prepare for a shibori workshop in the studio on the weekend

of course, I have a number of books

and years worth of samples. Natural dyes, chemical dyes and vat/discharge dyed. Arashi (pole-wrapped), stitched, tied and itajime (board clamping)

and the necessary equipment

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  1. Kristin permalink
    August 21, 2012 6:34 pm

    Beautiful shibori!

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  2. August 21, 2012 6:53 pm

    Well done, Jean. I love the mishmash of beautifully dyed fabrics. Yum!

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  3. August 21, 2012 7:02 pm

    lovely spot! did you eat any of the apples? rain free days are a rarity around here, lately. that looks like an excellent and fun workshop! wish i was closer. post photos of the work! it’s always neat how people interpret shibori in their work.

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    • August 21, 2012 7:42 pm

      I’ll try to take pictures during the workshop, all the participants are new to shibori so it should be fun. have to keep my fingers crossed for good weather.

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  4. August 22, 2012 1:08 am

    shibori looks good!!

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  5. August 22, 2012 5:22 am

    i think the few sales part is the theme these days, money’s tight. i love your workshop prep photos.

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  6. Kathy permalink
    August 22, 2012 5:40 am

    Carrie had a lovely time, and she is always thrilled when she finds herself on your blog.
    Thank you.

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  7. August 22, 2012 10:32 pm

    I wish I could join the workshop. Your shibori piece are beautiful and very inspiring.

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