Friday, October 7, 2011
"Greenest" Indigo & Basic Shibori Workshop (Nov 13, CA)
The 'Greenest' Indigo & Basic Shibori
with "Sustainable Natural Dyes” DVD launch
Short, hands-on workshop with Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, co-author and author of 2 definitive publications on Japanese and Contemporary textiles. View demonstrations of how to set up an indigo dye bath with totally organic elements commonly found, safely and inexpensively. Learn simple shibori techniques to use with natural indigo, a perfect combination for achieving charming blue and white patterns. Students will dye their own bandana scarf, using a sustainable vat.
This workshop is based on sustainable, natural dyeing methods of Michel Garcia as revealed in his new DVD, “Natural Dye Workshop by Michel Garcia: Colors of Provence Using Sustainable Methods," produced by Yoshiko I. Wada, founder of Slow Fiber Studios. www.yoshikowada.com
Sunday, Nov. 13, 10am to 12pm
Beginners or novices welcome
Class size limited, please enroll early to ensure your spot.
Call Dharma Trading Store 415-456-1211