Explore the magical effects of indigo dyeing, & learn sashiko and boro stitching.
Cultures around the world have used these rich blues to create different fabrics, from Africa to Japan. Recently there has been a resurgence of interest in how this intriguing and unique dye can be used today.
Indigo dyeing can seem complicated, but the techniques are straightforward if you learn them in a logical order. Even the word ‘vat’ doesn’t seem scary when you just say ‘bucket’ instead!
You will learn how to bind, tie, stitch, fold, clamp, and scrunch different fabrics to reveal the huge variety of effects that indigo can produce.
For many people, indigo dyeing is fascintaing but slightly daunting, and they don’t know where to start.
With this course, you get sent everything you need to follow each lesson, and we guide you through the process in simple stages.