Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level) – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level)

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Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level)
Date: March 23, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Instructor:  Juliana Scherzer
Fee: $50.00 (Members) | Fee: $57.50 (Non Members)

A workshop focused on exploring stitched shibori techniques and patterns. Students will be learning a specific technique of shibori called “nui” shibori that is done through hand stitching.

You will learn multiple basic techniques and tips and then begin trying your own things based off this information. This workshop is a space for students to experiment with this ancient textile technique and come away with several different designs to go forward.

Materials fee: $20 (Students can purchase extra materials for an extra cost)


meter silk habatoi and silk organza (Students will dye themselves.)
polyester thread
dental floss
sewing needles and acid dyes
Please come to class with pad tracing paper, pencil and an eraser

Juliana Scherzer – is a textile artist working out of Toronto, Canada with a Bachelor of Craft and Design, focused in Textiles from Sheridan College. Juliana works primarily in free-motion embroidery on water soluble fabric, creating 3D structures out of thread. Her work seeks to reflect the duality of the known and unknown places of textiles in our lives, a concept she seeks to explore through various themes, particularly within biology. Juliana has worked with children teaching them about art for three years and wants to go forward teaching people the value of art and craft in our lives, through sharing her knowledge and learning from others.

For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com or phone 902.539.7491 ext 111.