In this intro class will focus on creating the indigo vat using NATURAL INDIGO, while talking about cultural significance around the world and the history of the process. 5 categories of traditional Japanese dyeing techniques will be shown including Suji, Itajime, Tegumo, Ne-Maki and Arashi, along with other "tie dye" methods you will find in Africa and India. Pick the few you're drawn to and have fun! Each student will get to dye minimally 3 pieces.
18yr+ (younger with adult with approval)
6 students max
All materials provided, but students are welcome to bring their own projects. All students receive 3 bandana (or equivalent) each.
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!
More information sent the week of your class along with a form to fill out.
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- Press the space key then arrow keys to make a selection.