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Intro to Shibori Indigo Dyeing

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This Shibori dyeing workshop makes learning how to create beautiful patterns with indigo fun & easy!

Price: $90
$70 + $20 Materials

Shibori is a Japanese technique of binding, stitching, and clamping fabric to create patterns when indigo dye is applied. No experience is necessary, just come ready to learn and get your hands dirty- or blue! Join Lydia of Brass Button DIY Events in this hands-on class where you will learn the basics of this unique method of dyeing fabric. You will walk out with a new empowering skill and  3 dyed tea towels.

Level: Absolute Beginner
No prior experience or exposure is required.

Skills Learned

- How to make a simple strong dye bath using natural indigo
- Shibori resist techniques to create unique patterns with indigo or any other dye
- Overview of dyeable fabrics
- Examples of sewing applications for your dyed fabrics

 

Maker Kits

- 3  100% cotton high quality four sack tea towels (Dimensions: 28" x 28")
- Feel free to bring 1 article made of 100% natural fibers to add to dye bath (Please do not bring sheets, duvet covers, and yardage exceeding 1 yard)
- Additional tea towels & napkins will be available during class for purchase ($5/each)