Date(s) - 26/05/2020
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Open Studios Altrincham
Join dye expert Debbie Tomkies for an amazing evening dyeing fabric with natural indigo. If you’ve never tried indigo dyeing before you’ll be fascinated by this magical process!
Try your hand at dyeing fabric in our indigo vat, learn about resist, tie-dye (shibori) and overdyeing. You will create a stunning, hand-dyed scarf and a selection of samples to take home.
And if you want to carry on your indigo adventures at home, Debbie will show you how to set up and maintain a simple indigo vat. There will also be dye kits and supplies available to purchase so you can put your new skills into practice straight away.
Suitable for: All levels, beginners are very welcome and there will be plenty for dyers with some experience to enjoy too.
You will need: Nothing! All equipment and materials are included.
What you will take home: A lovely, one-of-a-kind scarf and a selection of indigo dyed samples. The knowledge and skills to indigo dye at home, including how to set up your own simple natural indigo vat.
Refreshments: Tea and coffee are provided.
Fee: £45 (members/£50 non-members). Fee includes a beautiful silk scarf and your sample fabrics to take home.
How to book:
As numbers are limited, pre-booking is required for this course.
Please select your ticket type and the number of tickets required (members of Open Studios may take advantage of a discounted price). We will then contact you to confirm your booking, provide booking information and arrange payment. Payment may be made by paypal (using a paypal account or a credit/debit card), or over the phone with a credit/debit card.