Learn the traditional Japanese technique of Shibori fold + clamp resist tie-dyeing, using reclaimed wooden blocks to create exquisite repeat patterns. A variety of local plant dyes will be available to use, made from foraged wild-plants, organic produce and food waste, as part of a non-toxic, natural dye practice.
A great opportunity to experiment with natural dyeing, using your own selection of fabric samples, small items of clothing or other creative projects.
Notes: Organic UK-grown silk will be available for sale at £28/metre (140 cm width). Cash only. Please bring your own items to dye with or cash to purchase silk in class. If bringing large items, please send advance email notification to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome to bring a bottle and snacks.
Price: £30 / £25 Concs
Tutor: Babs Behan