Selective De-gumming on Raw Silk-

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Selective De-gumming on Raw Silk-

80.00

Selective degumming is removing one of the two proteins from the fiber in silk organza, otherwise known as raw silk. When this process is done in combination with resist techniques, you can achieve silk fabrics with patterning of both visual and textural interest. In this workshop, you will apply a selection of shibori techniques on raw silk fabrics in the morning. After lunch, these fabrics will be processed to remove the sericin protein and then over dyed in indigo.  There will be a materials fee of $20 for this class- You will receive 1 organza scarf and a piece of organza for practice. You may also bring your own Raw Silk Organza. for this class materials will be ordered from

 

LEVEL:

Beginner and intermediate

 

MATERIALS:

materials fee ($20)

You may bring your own Raw Silk Organza (100% silk ONLY)

 

PLEASE BRING WITH YOU:

a pair of new rubber gloves

a seam-picker or small pair of sharp scissors

an old shirt or apron – and please wear old clothes

closed-toe shoes

lunch

DAILY PROGRAM

Coffee is available from 9.45am. Workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 3:00pm with a break during the day for lunch

Workshop Cost: $80/ person

Limit 6 students

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