Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Beginners Shibori - Itajime
23 January - 23 January 2018 | Gallery Space Hire
| Free

This 2.5-hour session covers the range of Shibori techniques focussing on
clamped resist techniques, known as Itajime and teaches you all about indigo:
This workshop will teach the three basic folding techniques for preparing fabric
for clamp resist dyeing, known as "Kikko" – equilateral triangles, right angle
triangles and squares. These can be varied in many ways to achieve different

Stitched Itajime uses stitch to create resist patterns on kikko folded parcels to
create kaleidoscopic pieces.
Free clamping and board clamped techniques using a range of shaped boards
and clamps will be covered and the tutor will demonstrate how these can be
used to produce a number of varied patterns using indigo.
Different clamps can be used to achieve different effects and different shades of
blue on the same piece of fabric.
The traditional Sekka (snowflake) pattern will be demonstrated.

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