Shibori

Shibori is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique, producing patterns on fabric. The earliest known cloth dyed with a shibori technique dates from the 8th century. Shibori is often done on natural fabrics, silk, hemp or cotton. Shibori dyeing is making patterns on fabric by exposing only some portions of the fabric to dye, most of the work lies in the preparation.

Lisa Walter, an artist who has exhibited her work internationally, hosts relaxed workshops suitable for all levels, producing beautiful, original, indigo dyed fabrics. Learn the magical properties of Indigo, stitch and clamp fabric in Shibori style and take home your own designer fabrics. Or choose from our full range of Shibori Dyeing workshops, which are suitable for all levels and encourages students to try new and interesting techniques minus the stress or pressure.





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