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Backyard Indigo Shibori Dye Workshop

Backyard Indigo Shibori Dye Workshop

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Born and raised in San Luis Obispo to a family of multi generational sewers, I have been intrigued my patterns and textiles for as long as I can remember. I have found an almost therapeutic outlet in creating Shibori techniques on fabric with natural indigo dye. It is very satisfying to share with others this fun, multi-sensory, and relaxing slow art form.
Jennifer
Jennifer
Jennifer
Jennifer

What we’ll do

Shibori dyeing is a historic pattern making process that is fun and creates beautiful, dramatic textiles for multiple uses in fashion and home décor. Learn this technique using indigo, a natural blue dye, as we turn 4 white napkins into pieces of art. You will learn 5 tying techniques that create unique patterns, focusing on folded, tied, and clamp resist. You will also learn how to prepare the…

What else you should know

Bring snacks, a water bottle (an ARO filter is available to fill up water). Transportation not provided. Bring 2 extra pieces of textiles to dye. Dress in clothing for painting or dyeing.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Glass or 2 of local wine **Alcohol provided free of charge
Equipment
All materials 4 cloth napkins per person, dye vat and indigo dye, Shibori materials

What to bring

2 Extra items to buy (preferably white, of cellulose fabric, and not too bulky)
Water and water bottle
Dress in clothing that you don't mind getting stained
Plastic bag to carry home wet, dyed products

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Where you'll be

We will conduct our workshop in the artist's backyard. It is a beautiful oasis of mature fruit trees in the quiet neighborhood of Laguna Lake.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Bring snacks, a water bottle (an ARO filter is available to fill up water). Transportation not provided. Bring 2 extra pieces of textiles to dye. Dress in clothing for painting or dyeing.
Jennifer
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Backyard Indigo Shibori Dye Workshop
13 reviews
£56 per person
13 reviews
£56 per person