An Interview With Textile and Shibori Guru Joan Morris

Internationally acclaimed textile and shibori guru Joan Morris last visited us in 2015 and we are pleased to welcome her back to teach with Botanical Colors this July. Shaped-resist dyeing is an elemental textile art that is thousands of years old. In Japan it’s known as shibori, but it has been made worldwide for almost as long as dyes have been applied to textiles. Joan’s history with natural dyeing and textiles is extensive so we are lucky to catch her for an interview. Here’s what she had to say about the history of shibori, popular techniques and the best advice … Read more