About the Course
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 entering around making patterns using the ancient Japanese technique known as Shibori, followed by dyeing them in indigo dye. Techniques taught will include folding, clamping, twisting, stitching and tying fabric to create a resist once the fabric enters the dye pot. This workshop is a fun introduction to indigo and shibori pattern making.
Anyone can do it and achieve beautiful and usually surprising results. Dyeing with indigo is a magical process that must be experienced.
You will meet like minded people , have a laugh and take home beautiful unique indigo patterns made by you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
A cotton or silk scarf ( please state which when booking)
Tea and Coffee plus a lovely light lunch with salad.
Please bring along -
Some scrap fabric (cottons,silk,linen,hemp)to experiment with. All fabric must have been washed (scoured) on a hot cycle before you bring them to the workshop please.
Old clothes or overalls and old shoes ( you might get indigo splashed)
plastic bag to carry home anything that hasn't dried.
A fabulous day spent in the Sussex countryside learning all about Shibori and dyeing with Indigo.
Lisa is so enthusistic and it is infectious!!
To be able to have so much fun while learning a new skill in such delightful setting was something special.
I would thoroughly recommend anybody to sign up to one of Lisa's courses. You will not be disappointed.
Linda - - #15270
Such a lovely time Lisa is a inspiration would well recommend to all thank you Lisa
Iris Rimes - - #14916
Response from Indigowares:Lovely to meet you too! thanks for being a wonderful student x
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