Natural Dyes and Shibori with Mai Textile Studio

$139.00

29th September 2019 (Sun), 12.30PM
3.5 hours 

We are very excited to be holding a natural dyeing and shibori workshop this August! Come join us for an afternoon filled with colours and explore traditional shibori techniques!

In this workshop we will be dyeing with Brazilwood for a maroon coloured scarf.

What to expect during the workshop:

  • Learning basic shibori techniques
  • How to dye with natural dyes
  • Dyeing a 11″X60″ silk scarf

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Description

All materials and aprons will be provided. Participants are advised to wear dark coloured clothing and shoes. Workshop will take up to 3.5 hours. Recommended for ages 15 and above.

About The Instructor
Mai Textile Studio is a creative design studio based in Singapore, founded by Leong Minyi. She specializes in indigo dyeing and traditional techniques like shibori and katazome. Minyi’s designs and philosophy are deeply influenced by her passion for traditional dyeing techniques. In the continual practice of her craft, she aspires to bridge the gap between tradition and modernity. She too, hopes to introduce to everyone a slice of Japan’s age old tradition.