DVDS

Here are some titles that may be of interest to you. DVDs contain eBooks and other PDFs as noted per title. A wonderful way to see a workshop without the need for internet connection. All of our DVDs are set to "Universal Playback". Many of the titles feature English subtitles, and many others feature subtitles in Spanish, Italian, Japanese, French and other languages.

Arashi Shibori: A Language of Stripes
- Ana Lisa Hedstrom

A complete course on arashi shibori pole wrapping to create patterned and pleated fabrics. This fascinating process can be quick and easy, or developed to make complex layered designs. Vintage arashi fabrics are featured as well as the artist’s own work.

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ARIMATSU • NARUMI SHIBORI: Celebrating 400 Years...
- Hiroshi Murase, Y.I. Wada et al.

The finest artisan craftspeople in Japan create textiles by folding, clamping, wrapping, stitching and gathering. Several dye studios are visited, demystifying this fascinating way of developing patterns on cloth.

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BATIK OF JAVA: A VISUAL JOURNEY
- Andrew Galli & Daniel Gundlach

Join us on this visual feast of Indonesian textiles as we explore several working studios on the Island of Java. 'Batik of Java: A Visual Journey' explores the world of batik from early 'Nitik' dotted patterns through contemporary explorations in fashion and installation art. Extensive film notes included.

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BATIK WORKSHOP: FUN WITH PAPER + FABRIC
- Rosi Robinson

A wonderful introduction into batik wax as a resist on paper + fabric with the author of several books on batik, Rosi Robinson. Ideally suited for beginners to the fascinating world of batik, with loads of possibilities for creative projects and hours of fun.

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Bojagi Wrapping Cloths: The Art of Korean Stitching
- Youngmin Lee

Youngmin Lee explores traditional and contemporary Korean textile art form. Three Bojagi projects -- Gift Wrap Bojagi, Covering Bojagi and Jogakbo Patchwork Bojagi are presented, demonstrating the basic stitches, fabrics, and techniques to make Bojagi wrapping cloths.

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CLOTH DOLL INSPIRATIONS
- Patti Medaris Culea

In Cloth Doll Inspirations, Patti Medaris Culea provides a variety of creative ideas for cloth doll makers. Working one doll body 3 different ways, Patti explores a variety of methods and processes for creating dolls that are unique as their creators.

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CLOTH DOLL MAKING
- Patti Medaris Culea

Patti Medaris Culea explores the world of Cloth Doll Making in this exciting 2-Disc DVD. Nearly Five (5) hours of step-by-step instructions in how to make cloth dolls that are as unique and individual as you are. Includes bonus extra image sets, doll patterns and hi-res images.

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COLOR BY ACCIDENT: Explaining Low Water Immersion Dyeing
- Ann Johnston

The Color by Accident DVD is an extension of the techniques Ann introduced in her ground-breaking bookof the same name. In an orderly progression of topics with over 250 samples of fabric and 17 live demonstrations, Ann teaches how and when to vary her basic method.

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CREATING WIRE & BEADED JEWELRY
- Linda Jones

This DVD Workshop is ideal for learners interested in adding some bling to their doll making projects, wearable art wardrobe, or just looking for a fun and easy project to do. Loads of project ideas and tips and tricks towards getting the most from your jewelry making.

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Demonstrations 2009
- SDA Int'l Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Nearly 5 hours of demonstrations including: Soy Wax Three Ways (Jane Dunnewold), Deconstructed Screen Printing (Kerr Grabowski), Dimensional Manipulation of Felted Surfaces (Lisa Klakulak), Creating and Printing Uncommon Surfaces (Kathyanne White) and Encaustic for Fiber Artists (Daniella Woolf).

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ENCAUSTIC MONOTYPES
- Paula Roland

Freeing and fun, encaustic prints may be primary works or a secondary body of work on paper.They combine with mixed media and are ready material for collage, book arts and fiber arts. Beginning and advanced artists will find a wealth of information about the basics of encaustic and printing with wax.

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Encaustic + Paper
- Wendy Aikin, Judy Stabille & Daniella Woolf

3 veteran encaustic artists come together to demonstrate techniques using wax on paper with skill, proficiency, and humor. 155 minutes. Closed Captioned for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

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Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility
- Daniella Woolf

Beginners as well as advanced students will learn many encaustic techniques and good studio practice and may be inspired to expand their choice of materials and step into uncharted territory in fiber mixed media.

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EXPLORING FIBER REACTIVE DYES
- Claire Benn

Fiber Reactive Dyes produce results that are colorfast and very washable. Get better results in your projects by exploring several methods and how things work! 3 Disc DVD Wallet Set. 7 Hours of Video + Course Study book!

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The Festival of Quilts 2008
Europe's Leading Quilt Festival

Highlights and select interviews with textile artists from around the world who participated in this annual event. Includes expanded catalog of finished quilts for inspiration.

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IN ACTION
- Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn

Jan and Jean share their thoughts and experiences in creating sketches through to beautiful textiles. They demonstrate a variety of techniques including: fabric paints, dyes, embellishing, knitting, foiling, soluble film, hand and machine stitching.

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IN MOTION
- Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn

Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn show the power and possibilities of free motion machine stitching in making wonderful textile creations. They demonstrate how to work with a range of soluble fabrics, ways to design edges, cords and dangly bits and how to create wonderful, new, unique, cloths.

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IN STITCHES
- Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn

In this 4-hour DVD, Jan and Jean provide a comprehensive and inspirational guide to hand stitching -- choosing frames and needles as well as fabrics and threads to use. They introduce innovative ways of looking at a variety of traditional hand embroidery stitches.

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INTERPRETATIONS • Look, Record, Draw
Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn

In this 3-Disc Set, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn develop their mantra of ‘The more you look, the more you see’ into a creative process. They show you how to look and demonstrate how to record observations through several techniques including drawing, painting, collage and making marks.

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Itajime Shibori:
Basic Folds, Variations & Inventions
- Ana Lisa Hedstrom

From the very basics of clamping to more advanced folding techniques Ana Lisa shows how to achieve both traditional and contemporary results on many different fabrics with a variety of implements, dyes and dying methods.

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NATURAL DYE WORKSHOP 1:
Colors of Provençe on Cotton
- Michel Garcia, Y.I. Wada, et al.

Michel Garcia has traveled the world working with indigenous farmers and artisan weavers and textile makers to restore their natural dye methods, improve their sustainable practice, and expand the knowledge of natural dye. The first of several films, filmed on location in Lauris, France, in the heart of France's textile community, Provençe.

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NATURAL DYE WORKSHOP 2:
Colors of the Americas on Wool
- Michel Garcia, Y. I. Wada, et al.

An exploration of red, blue, yellow and many harmonious variations of natural dye colors on wool (some usage of yak, alpaca, camel, goat fibers). Recipes and techniques for sustainable processes for textile and fashion. Includes a fascinating investigation of "Azul Maya".

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Natural Dye Workshop 3:
Organic Dyes to Pigments
- Michel Garcia, Y.I. Wada, et al.

Michel Garcia develops foundations for dyes to pigments and inks. Suitable for calligraphy, paints (printing and silk painting), and pure pigments (watercolor).Includes lake pigments and Maya Blue for wood and plaster walls as well as dye extracts for one-bath dyeing of protein fibers.

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Natural Dye Workshop 4:
Indigo Intensive & Direct Application of Dyes
- Michel Garcia & Y.I. Wada

Filmed in Brittany, France, using local natural resources from the land and sea, the workshop explores simple extraction and vat methods including compost/vat dyeing. Ingenious methods for direct application of dyes without mordants as well.

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SILK PAINTING FOR FINE ARTISTS
- Natasha Foucault

In Silk Painting for Fine Artists, Natasha Foucault combines her love of travel, photography, teaching and fine art as she creates fine art silk paintings. Seascapes, cityscapes, landscapes and still life are covered in this colorfully rich workshop from Galli Publishing.

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SILK PAINTING WITH JILL KENNEDY
- Jill Kennedy

Take your silk painting to new levels with this wonderful online workshop from author and Silk Painting artist, Jill Kennedy. A wonderful foundation workshop for those getting started with this wonderful textile craft, as well as a great primer for advanced artists looking to broaden their silk painting practice.

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SOY WAX INSPIRATIONS
- Susan Purney Mark

Expanded and updated for 2017, this edition includes the eBook and additional projects. In Part One we explore the variety of ways that you can use Soy Wax with dyes and a resists. In Part Two we move beyond by adding greater depth and complexity with the addition of dye, stitch, embellishment, discharge, silk screening and more.

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Voicing the Guitar:
The 2009 Healdsburg Lectures
- Ervin Somogyi

This DVD condenses in 90 minutes the most important points from Somogyi's 2-volume book series about the guitar and its sound -- for both the classic guitar and steel string guitar.

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