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Nicci James Creative

Live online classNatural Dyes In The Kitchen Learn how to use food waste and kitchen spices to dye fabrics using traditional shibori folding techniques.

10 Students

£10 pp

13.5 hour class


Next available date:11th August 2020


Nicci James Creative

About this class

This class is an introduction in how to use food waste and store cupboard spices to experiment with natural dyes on the kitchen hob. This 90 minute session is suitable for both beginners or those who have dabbled in dyeing before. The session will include setting up your home dye bath, preparing dyestuff from materials found in the kitchen and how to fix them, leading onto dyeing collected fabrics/yarns/materials whilst learning several traditional shibori (japanese style tie dye folding) techniques.

What you will learn
  • How to set up a dye bath at home
  • Introduction to natural dyes found in the kitchen
What you will need
  • Natural Dyestuff* More info to come!
  • Natural fabric to dye e.g. cotton/wool/silk/linen
  • Salt/Vinegar for fixing
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Your Teacher

Nicci is an Artist and designer based in London. Working with lines, colours and yarns, she takes a playful approach to art-making through the skilful handling of materials. Nicci has an MA in Fashion Knitwear from the Royal College of Art and has been teaching students of all ages for the last four years. Nicci is a Fashion and Textiles specialist and experienced teacher of Art & Design, Life Drawing and Illustration.

Studios are still closed for the time being, but you can join Nicci online for a variety of classes in textiles skills, surface pattern and playful projects, all…

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Tue 11 Aug 2020, 5:30pm - 7:00am
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