Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Making Indigo Dye Workshop at Sonoma Community Center

Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat/dye, using a traditional technique of fermenting Sukumo in ash lye, calcium hydroxide, and wheat bran with Buaisou member, Kyoko Nishimoto.  Fermentation takes eleven days in Sonoma before the actual indigo dye workshops start.

To register for this class, please sign up from the Sonoma Community Center website or please call Eric Jackson at (707) 938-4626 x1.

To find out more about Buaisou, please take a look at this film. Kakuo Kaji, the founder of Buasiou, featured in this film, is teaching an indigo dye class on Sunday, Oct 6th from 12:30- 3:30pm at the Sonoma Community Center.

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Oct
6
12:30 AM00:30

Indigo Dye Workshop at Sonoma Community Center

Learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing with Kakuo Kaji. We will experiment with itajime (clamp dyeing), shibori (tie dyeing), and ombre (gradient dyeing) with fabric provided*. 

Please sign up from the Sonoma Community Center website

*The size of the cotton scarf/shawl provided is 13"x63".

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