Learn the basics of natural indigo dyeing and shibori resist techniques. We will cover how to set up your own natural indigo vat and how to care for your vat. You will be given 4 cotton 24 x 24 inch squares to practice various surface design techniques and one tote bag to dye and take home.
Dates & Times Saturday, May 11th, 12-4pm
Skill Level all welcome
Instructor Kristin Arzt
Kristin is a textiles artist based in Oakland, CA, using natural dyes and textile arts as a form of collage to make one-of-a-kind quilts. The alchemy of natural indigo and medicinal plant dyes are particularly special art forms that she loves to share with others.
Also available as a Private Workshop for you & your friends!
"I was extremely impressed with the beauty of the Rare Bird makers space, the professionalism of the staff as well as the well-planned nature of the workshop itself. The teacher was knowledgable and kind. I had an awesome time playing with indigo dying resist techniques with 7 other awesome folks!" -Keeley McSherry
"This class was so fun and inspiring! It makes me want to take more!" -Naomi Fisher