Intro class will focus on creating the indigo vat using pre-reduced indigo, while talking about all natural indigo and the history of the process. 5 categories of traditional Japanese dyeing techniques will be shown including Suji, Itajime, Tegumo, Ne-Maki and Arashi. Pick the few you're drawn to and have fun! Each student will get to dye minimally 3 pieces.
6 students max
All materials provided, but students are welcome to bring their own projects. More info email sent post sign up.
Clean, white or lightly colored natural fibers (such as cotton, silk, or wool) work best, but be respectful with the size of item. Leave with one-of-a-kind fibers to keep or share!
Karin Persan of Better Than Jam, store and textile/fashion line