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Hands on Shibori

  • 13 Nov 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • 14 Nov 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
  • 10

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Shibori is the simple yet sophisticated Japanese ancestor of tie-dyeing, newly popular with many modern adaptations. We will use straight-forward, immediate hands-on methods of clamping, tying, stitching, and wrapping resists on silk fabrics, then immerse them in vibrant fiber-reactive and acid dye baths to layer rich colors and gorgeous patterns. We will also mix a simple pre-reduced indigo bath as well as get into discharge, or color removal, from base layer colors on cotton fabrics. Students may bring blank fabric, scarves, t-shirts, and apparel pieces to dye and finish in this fun and fast-paced workshop.

Level: Intermediate

Materials fee:$20

Registration: Members $200, Non-members $240

Instructor: bio Jen Swearington

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Asheville, NC 28815

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