Dyeing with Indigo & Shibori Workshop
Gunnersbury Park Museum
Sunday 6th February 2022, 2 - 4pm
For this workshop you will learn how to dye with Indigo and learn about shibori techniques.
You will make your own cotton tea towel.
3rd Rail Print Space, 107 Peckham Levels, 95a Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST
Saturday 26th February 2022, 10 - 4pm
For this workshop we will go through the process of setting up a natural indigo vat using the fructose method, learning about the process of creating the colour blue and the importance of preparing the fabrics for dyeing.
You will learn shibori techniques of clamping, folding and stitching to produce a range of samples out of OEKO-TEX silk and organic cotton. You will also be provided with an organic cotton tea towel and are most welcome to bring in your own fabrics/clothing to dye (natural fibres only).
This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in natural dyes or wants to learn something new!
All materials will be provided, please bring an apron, rubber gloves, a notepad and pen/pencil.
The workshop will run from 10am – 4pm with an hour break for lunch (not provided).