Natural Dyeing and Shibori Byron Community College

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Natural Dyeing and Shibori

Natural Dyeing and Shibori
$216 Limited inc GST / $194
Natural Dyeing and Shibori

<p>This two day introductory workshop will give you the chance to discover the magic of extracting colour and imprints from plants, using leaves, flowers, and roots onto fabric. </p><p>During the

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This two day introductory workshop will give you the chance to discover the magic of extracting colour and imprints from plants, using leaves, flowers, and roots onto fabric.

During the course you will be shown several SHIBORI techniques, which is the Japanese word for tie-dyeing, by using stitching, clamping, folding, twisting, and compressing to create intricate patterns.

The nature of plant-dyeing is in itself, a slow process, that requires time, heat and patience! And is very satisfying... each bundle drawn from the pot, is like opening a present from nature. You will be amazed at the transformative properties of plants that give an array of beautiful colours. Additonal materials $50

What to bring

  • Scissors
  • 1 ball of string
  • Quick-un-pick
  • Strong, polyester thread (preferably dark colour) needles and some identifying buttons or beads (as things go astray in pots)
  • A SMALL collection of pre-washed natural fabrics in white or natural for experimentation:
silk, wool, cotton, hemp, linen etc
  • A4 folder with clear sleeves for notes and samples
  • Refreshments and lunch
  • $50 to pay tutor at first class for materials

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Ask us about personalised workshops and courses at a time that suits you.

Perfect for team building, birthdays, hens/bucks parties, getting the gang together or just because. Call 02 6684 3374 or email admin@byroncollege.org.au for details (min 8 students or more)