Shibori Japanese Dyeing

Classes

$149 Limited inc GST / $119.20 / $134.10
Shibori Japanese Dyeing

<p>Shibori dye workshop in Sydney.</p><p>Shibori is the ancient Japanese textile art which add colours and patterns to fabric. This technique of resist-dyeing uses twisting, folding, pleating or

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The enrolment fee includes Tshirt and materials for shibori dyeing valued at over $50.

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Course description

Shibori dye workshop in Sydney.

Shibori is the ancient Japanese textile art which add colours and patterns to fabric. This technique of resist-dyeing uses twisting, folding, pleating or crumbling of a piece of cloth or an already made garment.

This hands-on experimental Shibori Japanese Dyeing Workshop introduces the participants into a world of colours.

In this 1 day workshop students will be shown different techniques, and will create their own unique piece of art.

Come to experience the magic of adding colour to a blank canvas t-shirt.

Course content
  • A short history of shibori dyeing
  • Colour theory
  • Appropriate fibers to dye
  • Various Shirbori dye techniques
Materials provided
  • A 100% cotton t-shirt
  • All dye materials
Please bring to class
  • Apron
  • Wear old clothes you don’t mind getting a splash of colour on!
  • 1 or 2 small pieces of light colour fabric or items that you wish to dye . Make sure it is not a polyester blend

Discounts for SCC students are available with the following retailers:

  • 10% discount at Dans Art Design – enter code ‘SCC’ at the checkout.

The link to the Website is DansArtDesign

  • Tilly’s Art Supplies in Rozelle, 10% off
  • Art On King Art Supplies in Newtown, 10% off
  • Eckersley’s Art Supplies in York Street, 10% off
Feedback from past students

" I thoroughly enjoyed this course and found the teacher helpful, enthusiastic and great to learn from."

"Everything was done quickly and efficiently and all the students were able to produce a number of artefacts. Very organized friendly and knowledgable."

"This was such a productive session. No stuffing around just got into it. I find sometimes we wait for instructor to set up then waffle on and the first 1 hr has gone, in a 3 hour session that is really annoying, since it takes me 50 minutes to get there. Such an interesting class!! A really nice lady."

"Very experienced and helpful. The teacher was both knowledgeable and approachable."

Other information

Rozelle Site, cnr Gordon St & Victoria Rd, Rozelle (in the grounds of St. Joseph’s Church).
If driving, no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian entry opposite Prince Street.

Click on the following link for directions:
http://www.sydneycommunitycollege.com.au/site/203

PLS NOTE: All classes need a minimum number of students to go ahead. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled and you will be informed. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 2 working days prior to the scheduled start date.

Student Feedback

"Very enjoyable , free flowing class. Very fun, hands on experience. I would love to attend this monthly."

"After an introduction, Valeria gave us the opportunity to experiment and be as creative as we wanted, whilst still providing advice to individuals as needed. It was great fun and we all had several dyed items to take home."

"Great fun, well taught, supportive teacher. She was very enthusiastic, practical and focussed. It was a really enjoyable course with concrete outcomes ie shibori fabrics that I did myself."

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Course testimonials:

  • Rebecca said: Experimentation with the techniques. I would have appreciated more instruction on achieving different designs.

  • Sunnie said: 5 stars

  • Susan said: Student gave 5 stars