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Indigo & Shibori For Quilters

Please bring a lunch and snacks.
Bring an apron and/or wear clothing you don't mind getting dye stained. 

Students will be given instruction in the following:

  • Making and caring for an individual organic (natural) indigo vat that can be taken home to continue using.
  • Instruction, demonstration and hands-on assistance in different types of shibori (stitched resist) to create patterns on their fabric pieces.
  • Emphasis will be on stitched shibori techniques (Nui shibori) for patterning on fabric.
  • A short history of indigo and the science behind the color.
  • Fabric scouring instruction and assistance in dipping the manipulated fabric into the dye vat.
  • Cleaning and care of the dyed pieces, cleaning the work space, and a final wrap-up to show work created in class. 
  • Students will leave with an indigo vat of their own as well as shibori samples!

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Materials Included: All tools and supplies including; glove, dust mask, PH paper, sashiko needles, threads, pre-scoured fat quarters; 2 quilting cotton, 2 linen/cotton blend
Instructor: Kipp Inglis

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.