Philadelphia Open Studio Tours | October 7, 2017 | Artist PD Packard
Open Workshop on Itajime Shibori: Japanese Decorative Papermaking and Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating
During the POST event, artist PD Packard will be demonstrating Itajime Shibori + the Ukrainian egg decorating method, Pysanky in the Heavy Bubble HQ at 1241 Carpenter Studios, located in South Philadelphia.
A 1000 years old method of decorative papermaking, Itajime Shibori is created by pleating, folding, clamping and then dying the paper or fabric, producing beautiful repeat patterns that are always a surprise.
Open to the public and free of charge, this event will be a hands-on experience of expression and creativity through unlimited pattern and color.
Since 2011, PD Packard has been creating cooperative learning experiences with elementary & middle school children by teaching workshops on Itajime Shibori, Chinese brush painting and bookbinding in the Boerum Hill and Prospect Heights neighborhoods of Brooklyn, NY and at POST|East 2015.
Event Schedule: All day Saturday 12 – 6pm : free
For children 8 years - adult
1241 Carpenter Studios
1241 Carpenter Street
3rd Floor Bubble Head Quarters
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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