Instructor: Kristine Vejar
With a history spanning more than three-thousand years, indigo dyeing, requires a unique series of techniques, in order to dye cloth. It is one of the world's most revered dyeing traditions.
In this class, you will learn how to create an indigo vat and how to create different patterns through the combination of pleating and the use of a cylindrical object. You will spend time in class experimenting with different surface design effects and dyeing your pieces in the indigo vats.
Each student will receive a bundle of fabrics to work with including cotton and linen.
+ Rubber gloves
Recommended additional items:
+ The Modern Natural Dyer
+ Small scissors with a sharp point
+ Class is held in our outside studio. Please dress for comfort, crafting, and weather conditions (We suggest bringing a sun hat, wearing layers and sunscreen.)
Class Size: 12 students
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Cost: $170 (includes fabric)
To attend this class, you will be required to show proof you are up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination. You can obtain a digital copy of your vaccination record here. Kristine will not be wearing a mask while lecturing about the dyes and will be wearing a mask the rest of the time. Wearing a mask throughout class and in all indoor spaces is required.
This class registration is noncancellable and non-returnable. This class, on this date, is transferable to another person.
Kristine is the co-owner and founder of A Verb for Keeping Warm. She has written two books on the subject of natural dyeing: The Modern Natural Dyer and Journeys in Natural Dyeing. She adores nature and loves to cook, read, dye, make, and hang out with her pup, callie. She also loves to introduce people to the art and science of natural dyeing.
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