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Saturday
14
APR

Shibori Experience at the Electric Needle

12:00
15:00
The Electric Needle
Event organized by The Electric Needle

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No fabric dyeing experience is required. Learn the fundamentals of Japanese Shibori techniques and indigo dyeing.
Shibori means to fold, clamp, stitch or in some way block off fabric to create patterns when fabric is dyed.
We,ll be experimenting with a variety of shibori techniques to make beautiful patterns.
Then, you'll dye your patterned fabric in a plant derived indigo dye vat.
Dress in clothes and shoes you can get stained blue.
* Learn about indigo chemistry and history
* Experiment with basic Shibori techniques
* Fabric will be provided: 4 fat quarters(approximately 18" X 22" pieces) of cotton fabric to learn with
* You will get ample time to dye your fabric in an indigo dye vat

Come and check out the Electric Needles new dye studio. It is in the basement so you will need to be able to go
up and down one flight of stairs. If you have restrictions please call the store to schedule a private class