Shibori Dyeing Class

Make DIY Shibori tie dye patterns at this hands-on Canberra workshop

3 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 8 to 15

label $100 (or 4 payments of $25 Afterpay)

Discover the ancient Japanese art of Shibori dyeing in this fun and relaxing Canberra workshop!

Learning how to recreate these traditional patterns will not only give you a satisfying end result but will calm and centre you during the process.

In our shibori dyeing class, an experienced instructor will walk you through the basic techniques of shibori, and you’ll also have the opportunity to try it yourself.

All materials will be provided on the day.

At the end of the class, return home with your very own shibori dyed scarf to take home and show off to the world!

Knowledge required
What you'll get
Your own shibori dyed scarf to take home.
What to bring
Please wear clothes that can get messy or bring an apron along and let the creativity begin!
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Julie Ryder is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Additional precautions taken: Good ventilations, all tools and studio sanitised beforehand.


Weetangera, ACT

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Julie Ryder
Julie Ryder

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Julie Ryder is a Canberra-based textile designer who has gained national and international recognition for her work. She is a practising textile artist, designer and educator. Originally trained in science, Julie retrained as a textile designer at Melbourne Institute of Textiles and started her own design studio focussing on designing and hand-printing fabrics for home-wares, fashion and interiors. She complete a Master of Arts (Visual Arts - Textiles) at ANU in 2004.

Her hybrid practice combines her knowledge of science with her love of textiles, and she uses nature as both a muse and a co-collaborator. Natural materials are used for dyes and as materials for paper-based artworks.

Arts residencies at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, CSIRO, the National Museum of Australia, Rimbun Dahan, Hill End, Bundanon, Ireland, Iceland and Canada have all inspired continued research and produced significant bodies of work.

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Michelle Raaschou Apr 2022

Julie is a great teacher. She supplied great materials and had all the knowledge needed to guide us through an enjoyable afternoon. The venue is very comfortable and I would highly recommend her classes

Textiles workshop review by Michelle Raaschou Sydney

Rachel Croome Feb 2022

Lovely afternoon introduction to shibori. Julie is an excellent teacher - a great combination of instruction and hands on learning, with lots of laughs along the way. Walked away with a sample piece and a lovely scarf. Very happy.

Textiles workshop review by Rachel Croome

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