Shibori Dyed Silk Scarf 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 learn about traditional indigo dyeing, including the mythology that surrounds this natural plant dye, and use the prepared dye vat to dye your scarf. This workshop is suitable for beginners, please wear old clothes.
£70 includes all tuition, materials and equipment, a light lunch and all refreshments.