•  -
  •  -
  •  -
  •  -

I’ve been Featured in Grand Rapids Press (Michigan)

Thank you for all the people who made the Michigan Fiber Festival success! Thank you for people who took SAORI Weaving and Bengala Dye classes last Wednesday and Thursday! Hope to see you again!
(People who took the classes have 10% discount on SAORI and Bengala Dye items by Aug. 31.)

New items LINE UP Great for gifts!!

Chiffon stencilSAORI big scarf

saori scarf

Felt corsages


Adult B-Day Party

SAORI Brings Everyone SMILES! No experience needed. Just come and enjoy the process of weaving with your friends!! (from a Birthday Weaving Party) ———————————————————————————————————————- Happy children trying their first time weaving experience with me at Scott County Fair!!

scott county fairThese two girls tried weaving for their first time while they were waiting for the talent show they signed up. They showed me a great “team work” while weaving. ======================================================= Other upcoming classes/workshops

Aug. 13&14 (Wed. & Thurs.) SAORI and Bengala Dye classes at Michigan Fiber Festival (Sorry, the classes are full as of July 19.) Aug. 20 (Wed) 1-4pm SAORI Class at Anoka Fiber Works Sept. 6 (Sat) SAORI and Bengala Dye classes at Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival (Sorry, the classes are full as of July 19.) Sept. 20 & 21 (Sat. & Sun.) SAORI and Bengala Dye classes at North Country Fiber Fair Sept. 27-29(Fri-Sun) Art Wander Carver County Art Studio Tour November 8 (Sat) SAORI and Bengala Dye classes at Fall Art Festival in Hopkins, MN

November 22 (Sat.) SAORI Class at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista =============================================================== NEW!! Origami Shibori Bengala Dye Class was introduced at Minnesota Textile Center this summer! The participants did a very good job preparing the material to make this pattern!!

Origami shibori photo-120


ブライアンさん左端 POP-UP SAORI Weaving Studio at St. Jane House was a Huge Success! Over 50 people including children tried SAORI Weaving over 5 days/7 sessions started on Valentine’s Day’s “Share the Love” event.




Michigan1 Michigan2 Michigan2

 Studio FUN Offers:

  • Regular classes
  • Intensive courses
  • Birthday parties (Yes! There is a place to do fun Birthday parties in Carver County! Weaving party or Bengala party?)
  • Summer Camps / Seasonal events
  • Off-site workshops / demonstrations
  • Drop-in lessons (Trial)
  • SAORI instructor training
  • Artists in Residency (We are one of the teaching artists for VSA Minnesota for SAORI)
  • We are the SAORI authorized dealer for SAORI looms, books, and equipment.
  • SAORI and Bengala items are available at Gale Woods Farm (Minnetrista, MN), Textile Center of Minnesota (Minneapolis), AZ Gallery (St. Paul) Duluth Art Institute Gallery Shop (Duluth, MN) and at the Studio “FUN”

    Call and reserve a studio right now. 952-393-7985

    SAORI Free-Style Weaving Studio “FUN” is an authorized SAORI looms and accessories dealer of SAKAI Seiki Sangyo Co. Ltd. Osaka, Japan.