I am excited to offer a natural dye and weaving course at Peters Valley again this summer, Aug.13-17, 2021. The location is tranquil and convivial–a perfect spot to devote the time and enthusiasm to creating new colors and weaves. This class introduces to students to working with plant based dyes, collected directly from a dyeContinue reading “A Garden of Color: Weaving Wool in Naturally Dyed Hues at Peters Valley, August 13 – August 17, 2021”
LIAR Weavings, 2020. Warp ikat, madder root dye.
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”
Wendy Weiss and Jay Kreimer presented the installation Against the Sky at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney in the Spring of 2012. The show featured 5 weavings by Weiss made with cotton, wool, monofilament, all dyed with locally sourced natural dye. Kreimer built 7 wood sculptures, as well as a crow on aContinue reading “Against the Sky”