indigo + shibori dyeing
Shibori or “Shiboru” is the root verb meaning to wring or squeeze. This manual tie-dye technique or fabric manipulation is called shibori. Shibori has added rich history to the textile industry with cloth dyed as early as the 8th century. In this workshop, attendees will learn traditional shibori techniques to obtain different patterns within their dye practice.
This workshop will cover:
- traditional Japanese resist techniques and fabric manipulation such as: stitch-resist using needle and thread, arashi and itajime for attendees to dye (3) cotton bandanas
- how to obtain different shades of blue and dipping times
- maintenance of an indigo vat
- washing and care instructions for naturally dyed textiles
Workshop calendar (select a time below)
Saturday, April 1, 2023 11am-1:30pm
Sunday, June 11, 2023 1pm-3:30pm
Skill level + age
Beginner (no experience needed) and perfect for adults (14+) and children (7-14).
One day, approximately 2.5 hours
Tuition costs includes workshop materials, handouts, and lecture unless otherwise noted.
Attendees will receive a 10% off discount code that can be used for products available at Modest Transitions and future workshops (excludes community workshops, private consultations, and rentals).
Class size is limited. For all information regarding COVID-19 can be found here.
Refunds + registration policies
All workshops, classes, and camps are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your workshop to a friend or family member. Please let us know ahead of time by giving us a call or emailing customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event of a workshop cancellation due to enrollment, illness, weather, etc., you will receive 72 hours advanced notice and a full refund.