Sat, 29 Feb|
Indigo & Basic Shibori
Learn how to set up an indigo vat and learn the ancient art of folding and binding fabric for dying to create fascinating dyed patterns in fabric.
Time & Location
29 Feb 2020, 10:00 – 16:00
Bowden House, Bowden House, Totnes TQ9 7PW, UK
About The Event
In this hands-on workshop you will learn or be reminded of the basics of Shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns on fabric with indigo dye. Later in the class, the focus will turn to stitched resist Shibori. Chris willl discuss setting up the indigo vat with those who have never done it whilst experienced dyers will begin preparing some materials for dyeing. By the end of class, you will finish the dye process and you will be amazed as the stunning one-of-a-kind patterns are unfolded and revealed!
Fabric pieces will be provided to dye and you will also go home with an indigo kit ready to make a vat at home.
Workshop full price
Optional vegetarian lunch. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be provided throughout the day.