Day 4

Day 4

You do not smell anything by looking at the photo above. It is fermented. Off course it is slimy, too....

September 22, 2010
Day 3

Day 3

We used three different dye materials: Japanese green tea leaf Persimmon juice Ryukyu indigo And three different mordants: Titanium Alum...

September 22, 2010
Kudzu Work Shop Day 2

Kudzu Work Shop Day 2

On the second day of the work shop, we have learned a lot of kudzu history and other kinds of...

September 22, 2010
The last day of workshop

The last day of workshop

The students wove a ”kuzu-fu” (kudzu cloth) sampler with the thread they made. These are “tsuguri “(kudzu thread bobbins) from...

September 21, 2010
Kudzu, everywhere

Kudzu, everywhere

I spent whole summer in Japan, this year. In the end of my stay, I participated in Kudzu cloth work...

August 23, 2010

Kudzu-fu workshop

The last day of my stay in Japan, I decided to participate this workshop, in Shizuoka prefecture. I am curious...

June 13, 2010
Old looms

Old looms

I have just come back from Japan. During my stay I was given seven used looms by an old lady,...

May 27, 2010