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Mihoko Wakabayashi

Mihoko Wakabayashi

Mihoko Wakabayashi established the first SAORI studio in the US and has been teaching SAORI weaving since 2000. She is the owner of SAORI Worcester, where she teaches and sells the apparel and other weavings she makes.

With a background is an alternative education, Mihoko studied the philosophy of Summerhill, a British alternative school, and has attended conferences of the National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools. She worked for Tokyo Shure, a pioneer alternative educational institute in Tokyo, Japan. 

Specialty: 
Fiber Arts, Mixed Media