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!
Come join the Shibori Indigo Dyeing workshop for a wonderful social and creative Saturday. Learn basic methods of this Japanese resist technique, the recipe and method to create the Indigo vat 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.
WHAT YOU’LL GET:
• tools and materials clamps, pegs, string, etc
• 4 x test pieces unbleached cotton fabric (can be used as napkins)
• 100% cotton scarf, 45 cm x 180 cm
• plenty of indigo dye
WHAT TO BRING:
Wear comfortable clothes and closed shoes that aren’t so precious as the play can get messy an apron could help too.
Old plastic bags for your wet indigo dyed creations.
Your own pieces to dye made from natural materials only: cotton, linen, silk, wool, rayon, (pre-washed, light in colour if possible), like tops, shirts, light weight dresses and pillowcases, socks, undies, bras etc Fabric pieces no bigger than half meter please
There will also be beautiful preloved natural silky, linen and cotton vintage pieces at Greatest Friend from Angela who will be our host at here lovely boutique.
Sunday 3rd March
10.30am - 1 pm
6 Putiki Road, Ostend Waiheke Island
Book via the website for a credit card payment or contact directly for Kiwibank details for transfer.
Very excited to share this workshop for spring create blue magic! If you have any questions please contact me for more information.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS : If you are booking/purchasing the Indigo Shibori Workshop within 14 days of the event date, the enrolment fee is now non refundable. If you wish to cancel your enrolment, we require at least 14 days notice prior to the event date in order to receive a refund for your enrolment. Event dates are non exchangeable or transferrable.