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A Garden to DYE for! - Itajime Shibori

Cindy Lohbeck
9:00 - 4:30
Tue Oct 10

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$ 185  

A modern approach to an ancient textile art! Using several different folds, each student receives a collection of high quality, specially designed acrylic itajime templates that are used to resist the dye. Nine (9) 22" x 22 bold and graphic posie patterns will emerge from the dye, each inspiring you to embellish, paint, stitch and quilt.  The infinite possibilities for design will meke this one of your favorite fabric techniques! 

Materials Fee $75 cash  paid at beginning of class includes:

Three yards high quality "pfd" cotton fabric
Collection of Acrylic Itajime Templates
Procion Dye
All mixing cups and spoons
Fixatives & Detergents
Gloves & Dust Mask
Reusable squeeze bottles and funnel 


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Thirty 4" and 6" plastic spring clamps, craft scissors,
dye clothes, Permanent Marker, 2 lawn & leaf garbage bags.
Plastic Bin with lid - apx. 24" x 16" x 6" (to cart your wet fabric)
Find inexpensive mesh bags full of clamps at most big box
hardware stores.

Click here for a printable page

Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

Runaway Art and Craft Studio

Runaway Art and Craft Studio is our onsite store and sponsor for Portland, OR Retreats.
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