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Date & time
26th of March 2017 at 10:00am
10 Stack Street, Fremantle WA 6160
Be inspired by this amazing indigo dye process and produce your own Shibori dyed homewares in this full day workshop with a wonderful long table lunch.
Shibori is the art of folding, binding, clamping and knotting to compress fabric creating a resist. Learn how to prepare a dye vat and some basic Itajame and Arashi Shibori techniques. In the morning session the group will experiment with test pieces (big enough to make into a cushion when finished) and then create finished pieces for their table setting at home.
In the afternoon participants will apply these skills and techniques to a piece of natural fibre fabric or clothing they’ve brought from home, i.e. old sheets or napery.
Each participant will take home a Shibori dyed linen table runner, or a set of 4 linen napkins or a silk/cotton scarf as well as their own up-cycled pieces.
All tools, materials and long table lunch will be provided.
Each participant may bring 3-4 pieces that they want to up-cycle. Wear comfortable, non-precious clothes and shoes and please bring an apron if you have one.
Date and time:
Sunday the 26th March, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tanya is a Perth based textile designer. She studied Fashion and Textile Design and worked in the fashion industry before starting her own creative venture, Old Grey House. The move into homewares seemed a natural progression, combining her love of interior spaces and the experience gained working with textiles, fabric and printing.
Tanya loves the colour, technique and unpredictable nature of the Shibori process.
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