Chiaki is a SAORI Leaders Committee Certificate recipient. She is one of the two certified instructors in Midwest as of 2016. Chiaki worked as an instructor for the SAORI head office in Japan. She brought SAORI Weaving to Minnesota when she moved from Japan in 2004 by opening a home studio—SAORI Studio “FUN.” She has been planting “SAORI Seeds” whenever and wherever she can such as teaching at schools and participating in art related shows.
#203-Weave a Warp Stenciled Scarf on SAORI Loom
#322-Discover Yourself SAORI Weaving
SAORI focuses on the freedom of expression and creativity rather than on technical skills or regularity of the woven cloth. This is a therapeutic weaving technique. Students will relax, enjoy, explore ...
SOLD OUT! Using an ancient Japanese dyeing technique ”Kasuri” (splashed pattern) with Bengala mud dye, students will stencil onto a warp and weave an airy wool scarf on a SAORI loom. Each student wil ...
Be ready to feel like being 5 years old or younger! SAORI focuses on the freedom of expression and creativity rather than on technical skills or regularity. You might be able to find your tendencies ...