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Shibori Indigo Fabric Dyeing Class

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The process of dyeing natural fabrics in indigo using shibori wrapping techniques creates beautiful patterns.  You will be amazed at your creations.  Join us in this workshop to learn some 4-5 different wrapping techniques and create your choice of items listed below.  You may bring your own shirt or small item to dye if you choose (it must be a natural fiber, cotton, bamboo, silk, etc., to take the dye).

  • 2 kitchen towels and choice of either scarf OR  small canvas pouch OR set of 4 cocktail napkins

OR choice of item below

  • Linen pillow cover - 20" x 20"

  • Large canvas pouch 

  • Beach sarong 

  • Turkish towel

Indigo is one of the oldest dyes to be used on fabric.  Shibori is a set of resist dyeing techniques for fabric developed over centuries in Japan.  The word comes from the root verb shiboru which means “to wring, squeeze, press.”

Earlier Event: September 14
Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop
Later Event: September 15
Girls Night: Fairy Garden