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Indigo Itajime Shibori

  • March 13, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Textiles West Innovation Lab
  • 5


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Instructor: Ruth Chandler

Class Description: Itajime Shibori is the Japanese technique of folding and clamping as a resist. It is so exciting to unfold the fabric and see what designs are created. This class will give you a working knowledge of itajime shibori that you will be able to repeat not only for indigo but for other dyes as well. Join Ruth for a day of exploration and creative dyeing!

Materials fee: $40 includes indigo dye, all tools needed and a few pieces of natural fibers to give you a good variety

Student supply list:

Natural fabrics, clothing items you might want to dye.

Readers if you need them.

Lunch, chocolate and an adventurous spirit.

Wear clothing and shoes that is ok to get blue.

Location: TWIL @ Mantiou Art Center 513 Mantiou Ave Manitou Springs, CO

Number of hours for class: 6 hrs, 1 hour lunch break

Class Level: Concentration – The student will be invited to learn more about a certain subject and be expected to have had some experience with it or have taken a prior class. These classes will probably involve several sessions.

Member Price: $85

Non-Member Price: $95

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