We are looking forward to installing our show in Louisville next week and meeting the community there.
I am happy to announce I will be teaching at Convergence in Milwaukee this year, the first week of August 2016. Visit the Handweavers Guild of America webpage for complete details: http://www.weavespindye.org/convergence 3W-M004 Mashru Scarf: Ikat in Indian Style with Natural Dye; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, August 1-3, 2016, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Wind, bind, dye, andContinue reading “Come to Convergence 2016 in Milwaukee!”
Patio Gallery Jewish Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky February 21-March 29, 2016 Opening reception, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2-4pm This exhibition features recent naturally dyed ikat weavings by Wendy Weiss and accompanying photographs of ikat artisans at work in India and historic looms and factory buildings in Łodź, Poland by Jay Kreimer. The exhibition also highlightsContinue reading “Fences, Trees and Looms: Following the Thread Weavings by Wendy Weiss and Photographs by Jay Kreimer”
Developing new designs using ProWeave software to generate the renderings.
A team of designers in the Clothing and Textiles Department at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda created a collection of shibori garments following a workshop introducing them to the techniques of stitched and bound resist. Remarkably, after a brief introduction to the possible ways of using basic techniques the designers created a collection theyContinue reading “Stitched Poetry, a collection of natural dyed stitched and bound resist garments”
A group of international students convened at the Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, Poland to participate in “Resist!,” a two week intensive course on designing and dyeing cotton warps with red and yellow plant based dyes. Participants from Poland joined with other textile artists from England, Iceland, Ireland, and Spain. The academy isContinue reading “PATA-Printmaking and Textile Art Workshops”
This sample warp illustrates the ikat method I will be teaching at the Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts Łodź, Poland.
I have been waiting to weave up the warp that I dyed in the summer of 2013. Finally, I have the time to put it on the loom and weave it up. Dyes are from madder and cosmos flowers. The weave structure requires 16 shafts and I am using 3 colors in the weft.