Unlimited Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Bring as many clothes as you want to dye for 2 hours!


Simply Native

Simply Native

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2 hours 1 to 10 label $70 - $95 ($95 per person when you book for 1 student, $80 pp for 2-3 students, $70 for 4+ students)


Ai (indigo) is a dye extracted from the Japanese indigo plant. This unique blue hue is also sometimes called 'Japan blue'. This ai-zome (indigo dyeing) workshop will teach you some traditional Japanese dyeing techniques that you can do at home. Kids are welcome!

You'll need to bring:
Pieces of cloth to dye, it can be a handkerchief, t-shirt, scarf, pillowcase — anything that will fit into a regular sized 3.5L bucket. You can bring as many items as you can dye for 2 hours! (Dyeing one item needs approx. 20 min)

Materials:
Cotton, silk, linen, leather and paper - as long as it's natural material, not synthetic, they will be all dyed!

Clothing:
Things will get dyed and dirty so please wear appropriate clothing.

Class size:
10 people

Knowledge Required
Beginner-friendly
 
What you'll get
Apron, bucket, indigo dye, two tote bags that you can dye.
 
What to bring
A piece of cloth to dye, it can be a handkerchief, t-shirt, scarf, pillowcase — anything that will fit into a regular sized bucket.

 
Suitable for

Suitable for kids from 6 years old and up. An adult must accompany any attending kids. The adult may observe at the class for free.

Location

Cubby Creative - 114 George Street, Redfern NSW

Your teacher
Simply Native
Simply Native

4.9 (15)
2k followers

Founded in 2016 by Yukino Matsumoto, the daughter of a traditional Kimono (Japanese clothing textiles) family, Simply Native represents the belief that beauty in the simplest form can be found in craftsmanship and its connection to the artisan.

Simply Native works closely with Japanese artisans to introduce traditional Japanese crafts that can be incorporated into a modern Australian lifestyle.

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