Project Description

Have you always been fascinated by the magical properties of Indigo? Have you wanted to try stitching and clamping fabric in the shibori style?

Here is your opportunity to spend a day creating beautiful original indigo dyed fabrics.

Heres a little video of a recent class

This can be held as a one or two day workshop and is suitable for all skill levels.

Day One

Preparing fabrics and dye vat and dyeing fabrics

Day Two

Sewing fabrics to create your own original indigo dyed artwork. Can be a quilt, cushion, wallhanging or whatever you like.
The technique of Boro will also be discussed and demonstrated for using up your indigo scraps.

Skills

  • Shibori classic and contemporary fabric folding, pleating, pole wrapping and clamping techniques
  • Making an indigo vat
  • Dyeing indigo fabrics
  • Design (Two day workshop)
  • Boro (Two day workshop)

Materials fee of $30 per student added to supply all fabrics, indigo dyes, use of all equipment.

Workshop Requirements

For more information or to book this workshop for your shop, quilt or group, please contact Lisa Walton at Lisa@dyedheaven.com