Blue indigo

 

Japan

March 9-23, 2019

INDIGO & SUMI

Come learn how to dye naturally using nature’s natural blue!  You’ll learn Shibori, make ink and indulge in sumi drawing. 

March 9, 2019 6pm-9pm

INDIGO & SUMINAGASHI

You’ll learn honeycombing and ring dyeing before rolling up your sleeves to engage in Suminagashi, paper marbling.  

March 16, 2019 6pm-9pm

INDIGO & FUROSHIKI

You’ll create a kaleidoscopic art piece on fabric, as your learn to incorporate binding, knotting, twisting and pleating in cotton fabric to achieve three-dimensional effects of color using indigo.  

While your creative creations are in the vat, you’ll learn how to make Japanese furoshiki and later transform one of your dyed pieces into something beautiful.

March 23, 2019 6pm-9pm

ENROLL in the SERIES

 
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mad scientist Dyes

 

You will learn how to: dye fibers using all natural materials, how to extract colors from plants, kitchen waste and herbs, what mordants are and how to use them and all about fixatives.

 
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natural dye kitchen

 

Whether you are an experimental craftsperson, a beginning dyer or a gardener interested in new uses for traditional plants these workshops can be of interest to you.

Hapazome & Bundle Dyeing

Discover how to dye and print with foraged flowers and leaves from your local neighborhood.

We will be transferring the beautiful colours from flowers, plants and natural pigments onto a blank silk canvas and turn it into a wearable work of art.

 
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sew vintage couture

 

In these workshops participants learn basic couture techniques while constructing a garment from true vintage sewing patterns!

Classes/Workshops    

 
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Fashion patternmaking

 
 

craft experience

The first step to designing clothes for yourself and others is making your own sewing patterns.

At Center Studio 518 there are classes and workshops that introduce participants to all three areas of pattern making: draping, flat pattern making and drafting.

Classes/Workshops


The Bitter Experience: More information coming shortly.

 

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