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Intro to Indigo & Shibori

Students will initially learn how an indigo vat is made. A vat will be prepared in the morning and the basic chemistry explained. Natural indigo powder will be used, and the vat will be ‘reduced’ using a commercially available chemical. While the vat develops, students will be shown shibori techniques: a folded and clamped method, and a twisted and tied technique. Students can expect to make several pillow or napkin sized samples 


Beginner and intermediate 


  • Instructor will provide (6) pieces sample materials for class
  • Scarves can be purchased via Exotic Silk or Dharma Trading Co.
Earlier Event: September 27
Intro to Nat'l Dye