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Upcoming Workshop - Resisting Your Dyes, At The Schack Art Center

Have you thought about learning Shibori/Tie-dye techniques but haven't wanted to invest in the supplies? 



I am offering a Resisting Your Dyes workshop at the Schack Art Center in Everett on Saturday, August 12th from 11am-3pm. It's a great opportunity to play with the techniques and dyes!  






Attendees will learn:
A variety of Shibori/Tye-dying techniques. A few of the techniques include: twisting and tying up fabric using string resists, use various clamps as resists, placing beans/marbles/rocks or other materials into fabric and tying fabric around them to create resists. If time, they can practice sewn-in resists using needles and thread.
Attendees will be making Shibori and Tye-dye samples to take home.   If they wish, they can bring a shirt or two to dye as well! 


Students will need to bring:
At least 4 (no more than 8) pieces of natural-fiber fabric (100% natural fibers are best!). Any natural fiber fabric will do. For example: buy a cotton sheet at a thrift store and cut it into smaller sizes, or use a variety of different scraps you already have. The fabric doesn't matter so long as it's natural fiber.
Fabric should be at least a 6"square/rectangle up to 24"square/rectangle in size - a few t-shirts are fine, but please don't bring bolts of fabric!
Students will also need to bring a large plastic bucket, tray, or plastic bags - for transporting their still-wet, dyed items home.
For more information, please see www.schack.org/classes/resisting-your-dyes/ 

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