Natural indigo shibori workshop with Catherine Lewis - Sat 20th July

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Date: Saturday 20th July 2024

Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Tutor: Catherine Lewis

Age: Suitable for ages 16+

Cost: Non member - £80 | Friend of the Guild - £72 | Maker Member £45
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Natural textiles artist Cat Lewis will introduce you to Indigo - the plant, the dye and the process. She’ll talk about Indigo’s history -dyeing  cloth with its magical blues dates back thousands of years. Many cultures developed their own form of resist dyeing to make patterns. It’s the Japanese form of resist dyeing called Shibori that you’ll experiment with. Dyeing fabric after stitching, folding and binding in particular ways to reveal beautiful patterns.

All experience levels welcome and all materials are provided. No previous dye or textile background necessary.