Maiwa School of Textiles offers an international roster of instructors. Learn from some of the most skilled hands working in textiles today.
FEATURED WORKSHOPS FOR FALL 2019
Students will learn the secrets of ajrakh cloth preparation, scouring, and mordant application before moving on to resist application and full immersion dyeing. All steps will be taught in the traditional manner using authentic materials, natural dyes, and organic cotton. Each student will receive a set of traditional ajrakh hand-carved hardwood printing blocks.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Shamji Vankar committed his family to the use of natural fibres and dyes. As a result he has recovered and perfected traditional methods. Join Shamji for an in-depth dyeing workshop augmented by demonstrations of Bhujodi weaving technique and explanations of motif and weave structure.
Join brothers Jabbar and Abdullah Khatri as they teach the traditional bandhani techniques of resist tying cloth and the secrets of colouring the prepared cloth using natural dyes. Bandhani tying is a process whereby a small portion of cloth is gathered and then wrapped tightly with threads to form a resist.