Indigo and Shibori dying workshop with Cathey Yardley
‘Shibori’ describes the ancient Japanese method of making patterns on cloth using folding, stitching, tying or wrapping. This workshop will introduce you to three basic techniques – stitched, pole wrapped and shape resist shibori – which you will use to pattern and dye a silk scarf. You will learn also about traditional indigo dyeing, including the mythology that surrounds this natural plant dye, and use the prepared dye vat to dye your scarf. All materials included. The price includes all materials, tuition, use of equipment, refreshments and a light lunch.
Price : £75
Skills level : Suitable for a beginner – please wear old clothes