Wrapping, binding, pleating, stitching, and clamping are various ways you will manipulate fabric to create intricate patterns on cloth in this Shibori dyeing class. If you have any interest in textile design or fabric dyeing for fashion, quilting, or fiber art, this class will give you the basics and a chance to explore.
What you will learn in this workshop:
Students will learn 5-6 resist dyeing techniques
Students will learn the basics for safe handling and measuring of dyes
Students will consider colorways for creating a collection of dyed fabrics or garments
Sketchbook/notebook and pen *
Dishwashing gloves and Apron or okay-to-get-messy clothes
2-4 yds white fabric (cotton, linen, or silk) and/or 4 white clothing blanks (cotton/linen/silk scarves, t-shirts, skirts, pants)
Thread and needles
Scissors or seam ripper
Optional: rubber bands, spring clamps, binder clips, pairs of flat wooden or plastic shapes; 2″ or 4″ PVC pipe
Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.