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S1050 Pageantry of Japanese
Textiles
John Marshall
Japan has had a long
tradition of producing some of the most beautiful textiles in the world. This fast-paced survey is designed to give the participants a thorough appreciation of the incredible range of traditional weaving and dyeing techniques brought to bloom in this small island nation. An abundance of samples of both finished work
and work in progress will be available for nose-to-fiber inspection.
Materials fee: $35.00. Level: All

Convergence 2014, Providence, RI
John’s collection includes samples of nearly every type of traditional fabric ever produced in Japan, both major and minor categories of weaves, fibers, and printing and dye techniques.