News & Noteworthy — Natural dye

Exploring Natural Dyes with Michel Garcia and Yoshiko Wada in Brittany France!

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Exploring Natural Dyes with Michel Garcia and Yoshiko Wada in Brittany France!
In April of 2018 Yoshiko Wada of the World Shibori Network and Slow Fiber Studios and I traveled to Brittany, France to spend two weeks with Michel Garcia in his new studio and home workshop on the coast of France. It's always great to see how he is working with natural dyes in his local enviroment.

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Batik of Java: A Visual Journey

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Batik of Java: A Visual Journey
Exploring batik in Java for the San Francisco Asian Art Museum in 2017. Truly a visual journey filled with delightful discoveries at every stop along the way.

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Balinese Double Ikat: Filming in Bali, Indonesia

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Balinese Double Ikat: Filming in Bali, Indonesia
There are few village communities in the world today who can still produce high grade double ikat.  In the village of Tenganan in the hills of Bali, Indonesia, we find one of the oldest and best.

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