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Forage for your dye from nature, grow some in your garden, or grab from your kitchen!
In this class we'll discuss why we need to properly prep our fabrics, use natural materials to get lasting colors, and how to use modifiers to change shades or fix your work. Even some shibori and bundle dyeing.
Each student will get to dye 3 items, to learn how to bundle dye, stove top, and vat dye.
Leave knowing how to start your own dye journal, store your dye baths to get the most out of your foraged materials, and where to source materials from earth conscious companies.
All materials will be provided, but students welcome to bring smaller all natural articles that are prewashed in pH balanced soap. (More info with sign up)
(In this class we do not have the time prep or mordant yourselves. If interested in the full experience, you must sign up for 4 session "World of Natural Dyes.")
All attendees must be masked during class, provide vaccine card, and fill out form send the week of your class
Your teacher is vaccinated and will be masked. If you are hearing impaired, reach out beforehand so a plan can be made for the teacher to give introductory instruction without the mask if lip reading is necessary.
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Better Than Jam's Store & Studio
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
10 Grattan St
Btwn Bogart St & Morgan Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11206 East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
10 Grattan St
Btwn Bogart St & Morgan Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11206
Take the L train to Morgan Ave and look for the mint green building.
This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
"Better Than Jam" is the textile printing and fashion line of owner Karin Persan, since 2007. The newest space, post Covid, of the same name is now at 10 Grattan Street. There is a small showroom with remnants of the boutique that ran 10+ years that hosted handmade creations of local designers....
This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified NYC educator.
Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori with indigo dye in this beginner class. We start, learning how to begin your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding, tieing and binding resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around...
Saturday Mar 5th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time
Learn the traditional art of shibori dye techniques and magical indigo dye in this extended session. This is a special intensive that will meet two full days, allowing for more techniques and skills to be demonstrated and more time to accomplish them! Don't worry we break for lunch, so it won't be completely exhausting. Just wonder blue pattern creations....
Sunday Feb 20th, 10am - 5pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Create a vibrant pair of tea towels by dyeing them in alluring, ancient indigo! You'll experiment with several different ways to create patterns using traditional Japanese shibori techniques. Textile artist Molly George will also show you just how easy it is to create an organic indigo vat with only three natural ingredients so you can continue the...
Saturday Mar 19th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time
Learn all about the many historically rich techniques using all natural dyes stuffs, where the come from, the social significance in ancient cultures, and how to forage for you own materials. This class is a more intensive hands on version of "Dyeing with Nature" workshops which only runs 3 hours. In this special intensive we will meet over...
Saturday Mar 19th, 10am - 5:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
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