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Indigo dyeing & shibori courses

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Make unique and stunning designs with shibori dyeing techniques. Learn how to do indigo dyeing with talented creative tutors and find shibori workshops near you. Shibori is a Japanese resist dyeing technique which uses binding, folding, twisting, stitching and compressing cloth, to beautiful and varied effect.
Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
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Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
Merseyside - Next course on 14th December 2019
£75
Discover sustainable, environmentally friendly ways to beautifully pattern fabric using ancient techniques and plant dyes. Indigo, Madder and Weld are the oldest known dyes which can create a full spectrum of colours when combined. Shibori is a refined form of tie-dye originating in Japan and used to create intricate patterns. These are created by clamping, tying, stitching, wrapping, folding and binding fabric before dyeing. In this one day workshop we will explore the fascinating history of natural dyes, from indigo's use as war paint for spiritual protection by the Celts...
Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
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Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
Online
£199
This exciting, online home-study course teaches you how to dye fabric a spectrum of colours using just three plants. You'll discover the secrets to long lasting results, play with beautiful shibori and tie-dye patterning techniques and create a final piece using your new skills. You'll learn more about the fascinating history and ancient heritage of the craft you're preserving while considering the ecological benefits. Delivered via video and written tutorials that you can instantly download and keep forever, this course is packed full of content to help you feel qualified,...
Indigo & Arashi Shibori workshop
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Indigo & Arashi Shibori workshop
West Sussex - Next course on 5th October 2019
£65
This workshop is taught by Lisa Reddings, Textile Designer, BA (Hons) Woven and Printed. With 20 years experience working in the fashion industry. Lisa now has a textile design business focused on hand-dyed and hand-crafted textiles. This workshop will be focused on making patterns using the ancient Japanese technique known as Shibori, followed by dyeing with indigo. Techniques taught will be Arashi, pole wrapping to create stunning linear abstract patterns. This workshop is a fun introduction to indigo and shibori pattern making. Anyone can do it and achieve beautiful and...
Introduction to natural dyeing at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge
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Introduction to natural dyeing at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£120
6 hour 'Introduction to Natural Dyeing' workshop, 10am-4pm, in the magical setting of the woodland studio at Turner & Thom near Stockbridge. What's included? The workshop price includes 5 hours of guided tuition (plus one hour for lunch), which includes all the necessary materials and equipment including aprons and gloves. You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you. All drinks, snacks, and a delicious home cooked lunch are included in the price. Please be sure to let us know of any dietary requirements at...
Indigo Weekend -Shibori & Batik Workshop at Wild Rose Escapes, Highlands, Scotland
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Indigo Weekend -Shibori & Batik Workshop at Wild Rose Escapes, Highlands, Scotland
Highlands
£150
Come and join us on our 2 day Indigo dyeing workshop. We are located in a beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands. The main focus of the weekend is everything blue! We will look at Indigo recipes and make a up a vat of natural indigo. Over the weekend we will be using both Shibori techniques from Japan and Batik from Java. Shibori uses folds, clips and stitches to create a resist on fabric, so when it is dipped into the Indigo vat the pattern remains. The whole process is...
Discover Textiles: Resist Dyeing with Indigo at Morley College London
Discover Textiles: Resist Dyeing with Indigo at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 15th January 2020
£145
Explore stitched and clamped 'shibori' resist dyeing with indigo blue and rust. Create subtle colour variations and surprising pattern effects with these fast acting dyes. Choose to stitch pieces in to a textile composition or dye a ready made bag. By the end of the course you will be able to Use basic stitches to resist dye cloth in a series of delicate patterns Explore speedy and effective patternmaking made using wraps clips and clamps Develop pattern placements on a bag or garment, or stitch your samples into pleasing patchworked...
Felt vessels using Shibori techniques with Jenny Pepper - fully booked
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Felt vessels using Shibori techniques with Jenny Pepper - fully booked
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
£65
During this workshop we will experiment & explore a variety of methods employing tying, wrapping & stitching techniques as used in Shibori dyeing. Whilst we will not be dying our felt we will achieve exciting textural & sculptural results using these methods. You can choose to make a collection of samples or create a wallhanging using a patchwork of shibori techniques or a Shibori vessel. I will have various templates you can choose from along with lots of samples to give you ideas. I will demonstrate each method step by...
Indigo Weekend Workshop 2 - Morley College - 2 days on campus
Indigo Weekend Workshop 2 - Morley College - 2 days on campus
Greater London - Next course on 13th June 2020
£105
Create texture and pattern on fabric using a variety of Japanese and other techniques with indigo and fibre reactive dyes. Shibori techniques include arashi (pole wrapping) itajime (folding and clamping)and tesuji (pleating and tyeing) and tritik (stitching). Beginners and experienced students will be able to produce exciting results. Students will be advised by email in advance of the course, on suitable fabrics to bring to class. By the end of the course you will be able to prepare and use an indigo vat safely produce indigo dyed cloth in different...
Introduction to Shibori and Indigo
Introduction to Shibori and Indigo
Hampshire
£85
Shibori is a resist technique in which fabric is given a three dimensional shape by processes such as stitching, folding and tying. The fabric is dyed in an indigo vat and later the threads securing the fabric are removed to reveal the pattern. This workshop is held in two parts: it consists of a two hour introductory meeting followed a week later by a full day workshop. At the introductory meeting we will look at a number of different shibori techniques and participants will be given homework to complete before...
Shibori (Japanese indigo dying technique) at Create98, Leigh-on-sea, Essex
Shibori (Japanese indigo dying technique) at Create98, Leigh-on-sea, Essex
Essex
£30
Learn the basics of this Japanese indigo tie-dye technique to create a unique piece of fabric. There are an infinite number of ways one can bind, stitch, fold, twist, or compress cloth for shibori, and each way results in very different patterns. Each method is used to achieve a certain result, but each method is also used to work in harmony with the type of cloth used.

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