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Discover textiles: resist dyeing with indigo - Morley College, London

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 29th January 2020.

Duration: 5 weeks

Price: £145

Book with: Pedro Diego
at Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London

Course Start Dates

Wednesday 15th January 2020

About the Course

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 compositions
Class format and activities
Work in a friendly and supportive studio, with individual and group learning. Handling samples, handouts and artist/craft images will inspire your work.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
Suitable for all levels

What you need to know before you enrol
The studio is on the second floor of the Nancy Seear building.
Disabled access via lift to first floor and stair lift to second floor.

What you will need for your class
An apron or overall will be useful to protect clothes.

What you can do next:
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