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Shibori Dye Techniques in Indigo Blue

Shibori Dye Techniques in Indigo Blue

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

Hi there, I'm Karin, a hands on textile designer and maker! Myself and my little dog Kyle work in my building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It's a creative and artistic neighborhood with lots a good places to eat close by (Roberta's Pizza, Shinobi Ramen) and Sey coffee roasters next door. The place is called Better Than Jam's Store & Studio and has been running since 2010. The storefront hosts many…
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What we’ll do

Intro class will focus on creating the indigo vat using pre-reduced indigo, while talking about all natural indigo and the history of the process. 8 traditional Japanese dyeing techniques will be shown including Suji, Itajime, Kanoko, Tegumo, Ne-Maki and Arashi. Pick the few you're drawn to and have fun! Each student will get to dye minimally 3 pieces. All materials provided, but students are…

What else you should know

The process can get messy, so don't wear your best outfits, wearing dark colors is a good move, but smocks/aprons are available however.

What I’ll provide

Cotton fabric bandana
Attendees are welcome to use our cotton items, but also to bring natural fibered pieces. Info send with reservation.

What to bring

Attendees are welcome to bring their own item as well. It's always fun to bring in stuff that you have lying around. Cleaned, white or lightly colored natural fibers (such as cotton, silk, or wool) work best. And make sure it's not too big, 1 yard maxim
BYOB if so inclined

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$75 per person
$75 per person