Indigo is a natural dye, which comes from plants & gives a vibrant and beautiful blue colour when used to dye fibers and textiles. Indigo is a magical plant and dye to work with & I am excited to share the wonder and joy of it with you in this workshop.
Come join us at the studio of the wonderful Kristin Peres at The Flower Factory on Columbia Road, East London for this intensive hands-on workshop.
You will learn the basics in Indigo dying & creating patterns using the ancient art of Shibori. I will show you how to set up your own Indigo Vat , we will explore various different Shibori techniques of binding, clamping, tying to create beautiful textile patterns. After some fun exploration & experimentation you will incorporate what you have learnt into a final piece for you to take home.
ALL MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED and you will leave with all samples made in class and a few extra special surprises! You are also welcome to bring 1-3 small pieces (no duvet covers!) of your own to dye.
I will demystify the process for you and you will leave with a beginning foundation in the process of Natural Dyeing with Indigo & creating patterns through resistance.
Class size is limited & our workshops fill up fast so sign up early to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location | The Flower Factory, 69 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, next to The Royal Oak Pub.
Date | Saturday October 19th 2:30-5:30pm
Cost | €175
Press | Testimonials
"And thank you again for Saturday. We really enjoyed the workshop - learning about the dyeing process has given us a heightened appreciation of all hand-dyed textiles!"
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Emer McManus
"I attended Kathryn's Indigo and Shibori workshop last Saturday and had such a great day. I had no prior experience with dying fabric and wasn't sure what to expect. Kathryn did a really lovely job of explaining everything to us and gave us so many opportunities to work through the techniques ourselves. It was a very hands on experience and surprisingly peaceful as we needed patience to wait for the colour to take hold on the fabric. Everyone in the group was super nice and really easy to talk to and Kathryn made us all feel so welcome. Definitely an experience to be repeated! :)"