october, 2018

24oct5:30 pm7:30 pmDesign Inspiration: Shibori and Japanese Fashion

Event Details

This seminar, will explore folded, tied, stitched, bound, and clamped resist patterns on cloth that create a kaleidoscope of color and pattern possibilities. See how 3D manipulations of fabric create unexpected 2D visual effects while we examine some exquisite examples of shibori housed at Textile Hive. Practice typical shibori folding patterns and experiment with simple paper samples akin to deconstructed origami. See how contemporary Japanese fashion designers from Issey Miyake to Junya Watanabe have explored this rich territory between two and three dimensions.

Led by Annin Barrett, textile specialist, and Caleb Sayan, Textile Hive co-founder. Register on Eventbrite or if you want to sign up for 3 or more classes in the series, contact us directly and receive a discount.

Space limited to 15

Cost $30

This event has sold out we apologize for the inconvenience and hope you find other interesting events to attend during Portland Textile Month.

In conjunction with Portland Textile Month, Textile Hive is excited to announce its 2018 Fall seminar series focused on Japanese Textiles for textile enthusiasts, students, and design professionals. The series will include two tracks of three classes each. Track one (October 3rd, 10th, 17th) will focus on historic Sustainable Practices found at Textile Hive and how they can influence future making choices. Track two (October 24th, November 7th & 14th) will focus on design practices and inspiration. Join us for a lively exchange and hands-on experience with some amazing fabrics from the 40,000 piece Andrea Aranow Textile Collection. 



(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Textile Hive 133 SW 2nd Ave Suite 430

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