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Shibori Indigo Dye

Instructor

Cara Corey

Details

Date & Time: May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Class Fee: $50

Materials Fee: $15
Covers cost of materials for this class. Bring and pay directly to instructor.

Skill Level: No experience needed

  1. Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and then binding it to create incredible patterns. The dyeing process is quite playful and the end result is undeniably stylish. One of the earliest written descriptions of shibori dates to 238 C.E.!

Popular instructor, Cara Corey will lead students in a variety of Shibori folding techniques to create brilliant patterns with indigo-dyed textiles. You will use wood boards, clips, rubber bands, and other items to fold fabric into different shapes. Then you will dip the fabric into indigo dye and watch the pattern develop as it hits the air. Everyone will receive a scarf and two tea towels to work with. You can also bring additional white items to dye if you like. Small items like baby onesies and socks work best. You will be amazed at all the incredible patterns you can create! 

Students to wear clothes that can get stained.

Our Location: Marine Elementary School, 550 Pine St., Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

NOTE: Be aware we may cancel class if a minimum number of registrations is not reached. We work to balance teachers’ need to plan for materials with students’ busy schedules — not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!

 

General Age Policy:
All classes are for adults (18+) unless otherwise noted.

Class Minimums:
Be aware we may cancel 5 days before class date if a minimum number of registrations not reached. We work to balance teachers' need to plan for a class with students' busy schedules -- not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!

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