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In-person classNatural Dyeing with Rob JonesLearn how to dye with indigo and natural dyes using Shibori. Learn the basic binding techniques and then dye a series of samples using natural dyes and indigo.

Hackney

£90 pp

6 hour class

Beginner

What happens in this class?

In this beautiful class you will learn how to dye cloth and wool in a variety of shades and tones using natural dyes from plants, lichens, rust and even tea! With Designer Maker Rob Jones, the class also combines the Japanese art of 'Shibori' (stitch & bound resist patterns). You will also dye a silk scarf with a design and colour combination of your choice.

You will use different bindings to resist dye and create pattern including the basic kamosage knot used to secure all bound work and how to make the kumo (spiderweb), hitta (binding with beads) and tesuji (stripes…

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Things to remember

This class is suitable for all levels.

All materials and tools are provided, including pre-mordanted cotton and silk for samples as well as mini skeins of wool that you will be able to take away. Instructions on how to create and maintain your own indigo vat and how to…

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Flexible cancellation policy

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Fabrications - an East London based creative hub! Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to the best contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in eco-conscious design. Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. The shop's founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 20 years finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into original fabrics and using recycled materials to create cutting-edge items. Since 2012, "The Imaginarium", a fully-fitted working studio, has hosted workshops and classes. Barley has been awarded as one of
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Class Location
Fabrications
Hackney
7 Broadway Market, Hackney
E8 4PH
London
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