September 24, 2012


1. Dyeing

2. 2nd year students' shifu class (Japanese blog post with photos here).

3. The cloth woven in the backstrap weaving class is now a book cover! -Rei Shibata (Japanese blog post here)

4. 1st year students warping to weave a cloth 7 meters long, which will become a furoshiki (wrapping cloth).

5. Natural dyeing workshop. Our indigo plants beside the dyeing room have been thriving, and we were able to pick over 1kg of fresh leaves. Our last batch this year!

September 19, 2012

Tapestry Weaving

From the 1st year students' Tapestry Weaving class
Frida Kahlo by Kanako Watanabe