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June 16, 2010 Threads of Peru Fiber Dyeing Workshop Revives Traditions

by guest blogger, Kelsey Quam Last month, the textile project Threads of Peru sponsored a wool dyeing workshop led by textile expert Daniel Sonqo in the remote indigenous communities of Chaullaqocha, Chupani, and Rumira. Weavers of each community weavers association … Continue reading

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July 3, 2008 Shibori: The Ancient Art of Resist Dyeing

Shibori is the Japanese word for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping and securing cloth before dyeing.  Rather than treating the cloth as a two-dimensional surface, with shibori it is given a three-dimensional form by folding, crumpling, … Continue reading

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