Learn the basics of indigo vat dyeing during this one day intensive workshop with natural Dyer Renata Britez. Using the 3 traditional Japanese resist techniques of Kumo, Arashi and Itajime. Participants will create bold patterns on fabric using wooden blocks as well as binding and wrapping techniques.
Participants will come away with an understanding of the 3 Japanese techniques and leave with sample swatches in various sustainable fibres and finished scarf with pattern created in class, as well as informational handouts on how to repeat the process at home. No experience is necessary
. Please bring a notebook for swatches and notes or a binder with pages for notes and/or pockets for organizing swatches.
Dyeing can be messy, so dress in paint/dye appropriate clothes and shoes.
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