Shibori: Indigo Dyeing

What to Bring

  • Anything you wish to dye: ensure it is all NATURAL materials (cotton or silk work best) and no larger than 4ft x 4ft

What to Wear

  • Something you don't mind getting a little dirty!

Shibori: Indigo Dyeing

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • The basics of creating an indigo dye-bath, and all the chemicals involved
  • Fold/pleat/tie your pieces into individual works of art

What You Get

  • gloves
  • plenty of dye to work with!


Come and learn the beautiful and ancient Japanese resist-dyeing technique known as Shibori. In this class you will learn the basics of creating an indigo dye-bath using pre-reduced indigo crystals and Shibori techniques to generate unique patterns and designs.

Each piece will be unique and unexpected and use four different patterns/ styles, so you’ll learn several styles and methods.  Shibori is fun to learn and something you can use at home to revamp your own furnishings and clothing!

About Jess:

As a graduate from Parsons the New School for Design, in New York, Jessica received a Fine Arts degree in Interior Design.  

While in New York, she gained experience in visual display, store window design, prop and set styling while interning at various companies, from Elle Decor Magazine to Urban Outfitters Inc.

 She most recently returned from Toronto, having worked worked as the display Coordinator at Anthropologie’s Canadian flagship location, part time teacher at The Shop, Toronto.

Check out her website HERE

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Jan 2017
Shibori: Indigo Dyeing - 21 Jan 2017 2:00 PM

Highlight was seeing how all the different designs by class members came out. That's the benefit of having a large group, the downside of a large group is maybe not getting to do what you'd like because you have to accommodate a lack of resources between everyone. Enjoyed the overall experience, great to have access to the space and equipment. Happy with what I produced, it was fun. Overall good value for price relative to classes available that are similar.

Jan 2017
Shibori: Indigo Dyeing - 21 Jan 2017 2:00 PM

This is a fun and hands-on class, with no time wasted on too much theory. Some basic principles were written on a whiteboard, which was handy. We got to making and creating very quickly and the interaction was very friendly. It was really fun seeing the different creations laid out. The teacher was very available for questions and the craft is a very approachable one. I look forward to trying Shibori at home!

Nov 2016
Shibori: Indigo Dyeing - 26 Nov 2016 2:00 PM

Taking home some amazing fabric swatches

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