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Indigo dyeing & shibori courses

13 indigo dyeing & shibori workshops found

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.

Merseyside - Next course on 20th July 2019
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...
East Sussex
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 include folding, clamping, twisting and tying fabric to create a resist once the fabric enters...
Learn how to dye with the ancient plant WOAD. First we will make dye vats using woad leaves and woad extract and then use them to create plain and patterned fabrics and yarn. You can try various tie dye shibori techniques and will have the opportunity to make your own unique silk scarf. Woad seeds will be available. This workshop takes place in the Education Room at the Wool Museum which is by the entrance...
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...
Strathclyde - Next course on 7th September 2019
Creative Blue Retreat : 7, 8 September , 10.30am-4.30pm Join Textile Artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw and Edinburgh based Book Binder Cassandra Barron for a hands-on weekend exploring the creative potential of Indigo dye and bookbinding. Our base for the two days will be the fabulous Woodlands workspace a creative Unit in a community garden in the West end of Glasgow. - easily accessible by car and public transport. Over the weekend we'll be taking inspiration from...
West Sussex - Next course on 13th August 2019
Join a one day shibori dyeing workshop with textile artist Amanda Duke. This successful natural dyeing course usually runs annually at Sussex Prairie Gardens and other places but this is the first time I am running it from my home. There is plenty of space, rain or shine and the course will have a maximum of 6 participants. Shibori is a traditional Japanese hand dye technique. You will be introduced to a variety of resist...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
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...
Hampshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
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...
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...
Do you have an old T shirt languishing in the back of a drawer because it’s become faded or stained? You could throw it away (adding to landfill) or rewild it with botanical dyes, so extending its use and saving a huge amount of resources by not buying a new one. In this 2 hour workshop you’ll revive an old T shirt* with fresh colours and patterns using botanical dyes. This is an introduction to...

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