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MANHATTAN GRAPHICS CENTER

250 WEST 40 STREET, 5TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10018
212-219-8783

THANKS TO FRIENDS OF MGC: 

The Jockey Hollow Foundation  |  The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation | The Scherman Foundation for its generous and continuing support | The Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation | New York City Department of Cultural Affairs | Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation | Friends and MGC members who have made donations to the Center | New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature | Our programs are supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

First students will learn about the history of indigo throughout time and cultures, the chemical properties of indigo, and different ways it works with different fabrics.  Then we will go over different folding techniques and the basics of resist dyeing.  Next we will work on some beginner techniques. Throughout the day the class will progress to itejame shibori with shapes.  Finally students can try an ombre, or a sewing version of shibori.  Each student will get a handmade pillow, practice swatches (30x30), instructions to make a vat at home, and care instructions for their projects.

IMMERSIVE SHIBORI WORKSHOP

$180.00Price
  • Saturday 11:00 – 5:00

    April 6

    Limited to 8 students

    *includes 6 hours of open workshop time