Course Start DatesThursday 27th February 2020
About the Course
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 dye practices and materials.
Class format and activities
Tutor will demonstrate techniques. Informal tutorials and feedback. Students encouraged to share ideas and experiences.
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.
Interest in World Textiles
What you need to know before you enrol
The studio is on the second floor of the Nancy Sears Building, accessible by lift to the first floor and stairs/stair lift to the second floor.
What you will need for your class
Note book or sketch book.
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