Upcoming Retreats

Gubbio, Italy 2023 - Sept 11-18, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 FALL - Oct 8-15, 2023

Portland, OR 2024 - April 14 - April 21, 2024

Portland, OR 2024 FALL - October 17-24, 2024

Portland, OR 2023 FALL Registration is NOW OPEN

Pole Dancing! - Arashi Shibori

Cindy Lohbeck
9:00 - 4:30
Sun Oct 15

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$ 185  

A modern approach to an ancient textile art! Arashi translates to "Storm" and we will definitely stir up some fun as we twist, push, slide, scrunch and tie the fabric onto diffenent sized, lightweight acrylic poles before dyeing.  The resulting fabrics will be organic in nature, resembling water, waves, trees and lightning 

Materials Fee $75 paid at beginning of class includes:

Three yards high quality "pfd" cotton fabric
Collection of LightweightmAcrylic Arashi Poles
Procion Dye
All mixing cups and spoons
Fixatives & Detergents
Gloves & Dust Mask
Reusable squeeze bottles and funnel

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Safety Pins, straight pins, craft scissors, dye clothes,
Permanent Marker, 2 lawn & leaf garbage bags.
Plastic Bin with lid - apx. 24" x 16" x 6" (to cart your wet fabric)

Click here for a printable page

Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

Runaway Art and Craft Studio

Runaway Art and Craft Studio is our onsite store and sponsor for Portland, OR Retreats.
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