Feb
11
11:00 am11:00

Indigo Dye Workshop at Private Residence (near Sonoma Plaza)

Create your own indigo dye pattern on scarf/shawl (13"x63") provided. We will experiment with itajime (clamp dyeing), shibori (tie dyeing), and ombre (gradient dyeing) with fabric provided*. Each workshop participant will be shown how to create their own patterned scarf/shawl that they will each dye in the vat. Please send an email to info@sonomaculturalexchange.org to sign up for the class. 

Class Fee $150

All materials provided. 

 

 

 

 

Feb
4
2:00 pm14:00

Indigo Bassen Workshop at Private Residence (near Sonoma Plaza)

Indigo color discharge, bassenis the technique of making a detailed pattern on indigo dyed fabric by removing the dye from the fabric with resist paste. We will use a bandana already dyed in indigo in Tokushima. The participants can use a brush to make the design or create your own stencil. 

Class fee $125

All materials provided.  

Please contact us at info@sonomaculturalexchange.org to sign up for the class and for the location nearby downtown Sonoma.  

Feb
4
10:00 am10:00

Indigo Bassen Workshop at Private Residence (near Sonoma Plaza)

Indigo color discharge, bassenis the technique of making a detailed pattern on indigo dyed fabric by removing the dye from the fabric with resist paste. We will use a bandana already dyed in indigo in Tokushima. The participants can use a brush to make the design or create your own stencil. 

Class fee $125 

All materials provided.  

Please contact us at info@sonomaculturalexchange.org to sign up for the class and for the location nearby downtown Sonoma.  

Jan
27
10:00 am10:00

Making Indigo Dye Workshop at Private Residence (near Sonoma Plaza)

Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat/dye, using an traditional technique of fermenting Sukumo in ash lye, calcium hydroxide, and wheat bran with Buaiso members, Kyoko Nishimoto and Gwen Chan Si Min. Fermentation takes eleven days in Sonoma before the actual indigo dye workshops start. Please send an email to  info@sonomaculturalexchange.org to sign up for the class.