Events

Slow Fiber Studios events offer a platform for international scholars, artists and artisans to exchange knowledge and showcase their creativity and technical ingenuity.

 

March 2019

COLLOQUIUM – Tickets Still Available

The Year of Ethnobotany: North American Indigo Projects
Michel Garcia + Sarah Bellos + Rowland Ricketts + Rebecca Burgess(tbc) and sukumo makers from Northern California
Sunday, 31 March 2019 |9:30 – 13:30 (9-13:30)UC Botanical Garden

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March 2019

INDIGO JAM – SOLD OUT!

Indigo Intensive Workshops: Dried Leaves, Compost (sukumo), Powder, and Paste.
Led by Michel Garcia, joined by Sarah Bellos, Rowland Ricketts, Craig Wilkinson, et al.
Saturday, 30 March 2019 | 9:30 – 13:00 | Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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Photo courtesy of Yoshiko Wada

April 2019

WORKSHOP – 8 Spots Left

Beyond Mordants
Led by Michel Garcia
Monday – Wednesday,  1 – 3 April 2019 | 9:30 – 16:00 |Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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Photo courtesy of Yoshiko Wada

 


 

June 2019

WORKSHOP

JEWELRY from FOUND OBJECTS
Led by Maria Nevermann, Germany
Saturday – Sunday, June 1 – 2, 2019| Slow Fiber Studios Annex
$TBA  | Materials 

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FIBER TECHNIQUES in JEWELRY
Led by Maria Nevermann
Saturday – Sunday, June  8 – 9, 2019| Slow Fiber Studios Annex
$TBA  | Materials 

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August  2019

WORKSHOP

Inventive Methods for Fulling Wool: Resist Paste & Other Manipulations
Jean Cacicendo, USA
Saturday – Sunday, 10 – 11 August 2019| 9:30 – 4:00  | Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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August 2019

WORKSHOP

Ultimate Shibori: Learn from a Master
Led by Hiroshi Murase, Master Shibori Artisan from Arimatsu, Japan
Wednesday – Saturday, 21 – 24 August 2019| Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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September 2019

WORKSHOP

Natural Dyes: A series of exploratory, focused, one-day workshops
Led by Catharine Ellis
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 14 September 2019  | Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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image by Nick Falduto
Photo courtesy of Catherine Ellis

 


 

October 2019

WORKSHOP

Sashiko

Lucy Arai + Yoshiko I. Wada, USA
Saturday – Monday, 19 – 21 October 2019| Slow Fiber Studios Annex

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