Inside Jo.B Textile Studio currently running Summer/Autumn 2019 Season of Workshops, Pop Ups, Markets around Sydney, Newcastle of NSW Australia and New Zealand .
I’ll be on Waiheke Island from 1st & 3rd at a POP Up Shop at Greatest Friend to share my one off pieces and a Shibori Indigo Workshop. Next at The Olive Tree market in Newcastle on Saturday April 6th for lovers of design and incredible quality hand made creations plus delicious food. Inside Jo.B has been there for the past nearly 4 years showing and selling her one of a kind designs with great support from the Newcastle community. The next Sydney market will be at Finders Keepers May 3rd, 4th and 5th the iconic event before Mothers Day!
Come join the Shibori Indigo Dyeing workshop for a wonderful social and creative evening. Learn basic methods of this Japanese resist technique expanding your textile knowledge. By also using items from around your own home you can make unique patterns that you can carry on creating into the future.
The deep blue of Indigo Dyeing is pure magic especially when you can learn how to set it up in your own home to revamp clothes and furnishings, or even a way to keep the kids entertained!
The Waiheke Island off the coast of Auckland in NZ on 3rd March at Greatest Friend was a SOLD OUT workshop and success …stay tuned for another local Natural dyers workshop a packed creative day TBA dates for May!
Also at back Hudson Street Hum in Newcastle in the Near Year from 31st March after two successful workshops, morning session is SOLD OUT 10.30-1pm. An afternoon session now open from 2.30-5pm book below for $90 packed full of so much!
Included in workshop:
• tools, gloves and material clamps, pegs, string, etc
• 4 x test pieces unbleached cotton fabric (can be napkins)
• 100% cotton scarf, 45 cm x 180 cm
• plenty of natural indigo dye
So many beautiful moments sharing the Forage, Flower and Fold Natural Dye Workshops in Auckland, Sydney and Newcastle last year for 2018.
Using foraged flowers, leaves, food waste and bark, leaves and materials around your home to create earthy pinks, golden oranges, soft blues, sunshine yellows, light browns, smokey greys. Using the technique to bundle eco dyeing to create a printed array of water colour effect on silk and cotton to other experimentation and techniques.
So many possibilities and this workshop will introduce you to learn basics of natural dyeing easy mordants and how you can set this up at home.
Included in Workshop:
silk scarf (45 x160 cm)
unbleached cotton x 4 (30x 55cm)
foraged flowers, leaves, food waste, natural dye vats and natural mordants plus more!
electronic notes online support in Natural Dyers Group on Facebook
old t-shirt, top or small pice of fabric to eco dye (no larger than .5 meter)
plastic bags (for dyed items)
flowers, leaves, food scraps, rust tools, bits of metal, from home and neighbourhood
wear comfortable clothes and covered shoes that you don’t mind getting possibly dirty.
Coming to Newcastle at Hudson Street Hum on Sunday 14th April from 10.30am -1pm for more info and to book spot click button below.
Also in Sydney at Workshop Aus teaching Natural Dye at there Redfern location next on Sunday 28th April please check there website to book your spot in classes limited number so book ahead as only Sydney location for her eco dyeing style!