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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.
Indigo Blue, Print and Stitch a week end creative retreat in Glasgow
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Indigo Blue, Print and Stitch a week end creative retreat in Glasgow
Strathclyde - Next course on 7th September 2019
£150
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 the surrounding landscape and community gardens, working with local flora and Natural Indigo Dye. We...
Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
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Core Skills in Natural Fabric Dyeing
Merseyside - Next course on 14th September 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...
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...
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...
World Textiles: European Dye Traditions at Morley College London
World Textiles: European Dye Traditions at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 9th January 2020
£285
Learn about the history of European dyes and the trade in dyes, introduced from the New World, including logwood and cochineal. Learn to dye wool fibres, threads and cloth to use in your felt making and textile work. Build confidence with using cold water fibre reactive, acid and natural dyes -woad, madder and weld etc. to colour animal and plant fibres including cotton, wool and silk . Space dye threads and fibre to yield multi coloured and ombre effects. By the end of the course you will be able to...
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...
World Textiles: Japanese Shibori at Morley College London
World Textiles: Japanese Shibori at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 27th February 2020
£285
Explore Japanese resist dyeing known as Shibori. This ancient method of dyeing includes wrapping, folding, clamping and stitching fabric to resist dye when immersed. Use with a variety of natural fabrics, including felt and nuno felt, creating striking patterns, textures and repeat designs. By the end of the course you will be able to Have an understanding of Japanese Shibori techniques and their traditional and contemporary uses. Create a variety of samples using a variety of dyes-natural and synthetic. Apply these skills to a personal project. Understand and use sustainable...
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...

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