Beginners Itajime clamped resist
This workshop will teach the three basic folding techniques for preparing fabric for clamp resist dyeing, known as “Kikko” – equilateral triangles, right angle triangles and squares. These can be varied in many ways to achieve different effects.
You will then learn how to bind, stitch and clamp these prepared fabrics to product a variety of intricate patterns. A large choice of clamps are available to use singly or in combination.
The traditional Japanese technique of “Sekka” or “Snowflake” pattern will also be demonstrated.
Instructions on how to create and maintain your own indigo vat at home will be provided.
Suitable for complete beginners. A good quality strong 5oz cotton tote bag is included in the price of the workshop. All other materials and tools are provided.
You will be taught you how to unpick your finished work and reveal your designs.
You will also learn how to dye with indigo using a pre-prepared vat using high quality Mayan indigo.
You can take both the Itajime and Shibori worskhops for £90.00