Maiwa School of Textiles offers an international roster of instructors. Learn from some of the most skilled hands working in textiles today.
Featured Listings Fall 2017
“being (t)here” is an intensive site-specific philosophical practice, sifting the poetics of place through immersion in the local landscape. Each class is tailored to exploring its particular locality but also covers the fundamentals of bundle-dyeing on both textiles and paper. Though we work small, the techniques learned may be applied to larger projects when participants return to their own studios.
Join author Eric Broug as he leads us through the extraordinary microcosm of Medieval Cairo. Eric will explore some of the basic principles that underlay this design heritage before moving on to demonstrate what was unique and exceptional about geometric design during the Mamluk Sultanate.
Learn about making your own black mixes using fibre-reactive Procion MX pure primary dyes. We will create the ever elusive neutral blacks that gradate to neutral greys, warm blacks that gradate to pinky lavender, cool blacks that gradate to steely blue, and grunge blacks that gradate to greenish hues.