Introduction to Indigo and Shibori with Aaron Sanders Head

Jul 13th11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Huntsville

Skill level: all Learn basics of Itajime (shape resist) and Kumo (twist resist) shibori dyeing. Learn to dye natural fiber goods in a plant derived indigo vat. A yard of cotton and other fabric provided for experimentation Students are highly encouraged to bring small goods to dye. Cellulose fibers (cotton, linen, rayon, ramie) accept the color the best. Vintage linens, pillow cases, dish towels and clothing are all perfect for this. Pre-wash in hot water before the workshop. Wear old clothing and shoes that can be stained. The dye will splash. About the instructor: Aaron Sanders Head is a curator, writer, and traveling, teaching artist based in Alabama. His work investigates, restores, and reinterprets historical textile practices, with a focus on natural dyes, handiwork, hand-mending and hand-stitching. Aaron explores the intersections of practices of the past with contemporary craft, and the ways that sewing and textile arts can aid in increasing diversity and representation in the creative class. Check out his website www.aaronsandershead.com

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    • 2211 Seminole Drive Southwest
    • Huntsville AL, 35805
    Phone: 256-533-0399

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    Huntsville is located in the Huntsville & Decatur Area of the North Alabama Region
    2211 Seminole Drive Southwest
    Huntsville AL, 35805

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