Through this 2-day workshop, participants will explore, Arimatsu Shibori; the traditional Japanese resist dyeing technique. Stitching, pleating, binding and pole wrapping are some of the techniques covered. All materials provided; everyone will receive a selection of cellulose fibres: cotton, rayon, hemp and linen. Together we will work with an easy to use, synthetic indigo vat while we discuss indigo’s long, rich history and different recipes for both natural and synthetic vats. Please bring an apron or clothes than can get stained, as well as a sunhat/sunscreen.
INSTRUCTOR: Jolie Bird ($180)
Saturday July 27 10 - 4
Sunday July 28 10-4
PROJECT: Participants create their own set of unique samples including a larger piece such as a scarf or wall hanging.
NOTE: Class size limited to 13 people. All materials provided. Cancellations must be made 48 hours before class date for full refund. Class subject to cancellation if the minimum registration of 13 people is not met. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before class start time. Class end time may vary by 15 minutes.