Shibori – The Art of Indigo Dyeing

I’ve always been fascinated with textiles and fabric dying – especially the process which I mentioned in my earlier post on the textile show that’s currently up at The Sacred Door in Venice. A couple Sunday nights ago, I ended up taking the Shibori Workshop at the community/gallery space taught by Anton Nazarko who works with Raquel Allegra. I had no idea what to expect – Was it going to be hard? Was I going to super suck at indigo dyeing? Would I have smurf hands when I was done? It was actually much simpler than I had anticipated.  Continue reading

Textile at The Sacred Door

Last Sunday I went to The Sacred Door on Lincoln Blvd. in Venice to check out their new Textile show that just opened on March 2nd. A fairly new gallery + event space, The Sacred Door opened up a few months ago by jewelry designer Carly Margolis in the front of her art studio to act as a community gallery for all things “sacred.”

Native Line by Justine Ashbee

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