INTRODUCTION TO SHIBORI with KACHINA MARTIN

INTRODUCTION TO SHIBORI with KACHINA MARTIN
TWO DAY WORKSHOP: Saturday, July 8th & Sunday July 9th, 2017
10 am – 4:30 pm
Members $80 / Non-Members $95
Materials fee: $45 payable directly to instructor.
Instructor:  Kachina Martin
To register contact Mawusi Simmons. Class size is limited – register early!

Imagine a plain, white piece of silk….now fold it…twist it….bind it.  After dyeing, you’ll be amazed at the transformation! This workshop will introduce the participants to shibori, the ancient Japanese fabric dyeing technique that utilizes a variety of methods – wrapping, tying, stitching, folding, twisting – to create richly textured patters of color on fabric.  students will focus on pole-wrapped or arashi shibori, stitch resits, and clamped shibori and will complete a series of finishes pieces and samples suitable for multiple uses.

The supply fee includes large pieces of linen, silk, and cotton fabrics as well as 3 silk scarves of varying weights and sizes.

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