Since 2020 I mostly offer private classes. If you want to learn with me, please choose the number of participants and book via this page. The studio capacity for private workshops is 1-6 people. After booking, write me an email to discuss the date, I am available most weekends and evenings.
Next scheduled event is on January 20th, 11 am.
You can book single tickets via the drop-down. The class will only take place with a minimum of 5 participants.
If you want to learn how to make beautiful patterns on fabric using only pigments from plants, this workshop is for you.
Shibori is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique, which produces unique patterns on fabric. There are countless shibori patterns that can be made. Binding, stitching, folding, twisting, or compressing cloth - each one gives very different results. These techniques can be combined, to make the results even more interesting.
In this workshop, we will work with plant pigments. You will be introduced to the basics of extracting colors from plants and making them last. If you are interested in how non-toxic, natural dyes can be applied to the fabric, join us in our new studio at Exerzierstraße 8.
This workshop will cover:
- experimenting with different shibori techniques
- preparing the fabric for the dyeing process
- extracting plant pigments and where to find them
- using modifying substances in the tie-dye process
We will perform a series of small exercises to get to know different shibori techniques. After exploring the methods and producing multiple samples, we will focus on completing the main project - a tie-dyed piece, which you will take home with you.
This workshop can be held in English or German. If you're a beginner or have only a basic knowledge of the subject, this introductory workshop is for you.
All materials will be provided, including fabric samples, silk scarves, mordants, and dye plants.
DATE AND TIME
please contact me via email to discuss the date
I am available most weekends and evenings
same-day negative Covid rapid test and face-covering required
Kaliko / Textilwerkstatt
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