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World textiles: Japanese shibori - Morley College, London

World textiles: Japanese shibori - Morley College, London

Duration: 6 weeks

Price: £285

Book with: Pedro Diego
at Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London

Course Start Dates

Thursday 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.

Entry requirements
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.

What you can do next:
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