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
Learning to screen print on cloth is like being given a surface-design superpower. Suddenly the placement of imagery, colour, and pattern is completely within your control—as is the multiple, the working textile artist’s largest asset. This expanded four-day workshop is essential for anyone starting a silkscreen business or for those using the technique as a design element in textile projects.
Join Natalie Grambow as she takes students through the principles and practice of hand-crafted soap. Students will learn about scented soap, natural dyes for soaps, layering colours, textural additions, soap molds, hard soaps, and soft soaps.
Representing the human figure in cloth is at the heart of many folk-art traditions. Evocative, whimsical, or profound, creating a likeness is a creative pathway for exploring ideas of character and self. Students will form a human figure cut from cloth, lovingly stitched together by hand, stuffed, clothed, and embellished using a variety of materials such as fabric, threads, fabric paints, pens, beads, and buttons.
Dive deep into the hatter’s art. In this five-day workshop you will work from creative conception to finished hat. Mentored by Edie every step of the way, you will be guided through inspiration, design, styling, felt selection, fitting considerations, selection, and use of blocks (from Edie’s own unique collection of traditional and contemporary blocks).