Shibori Upcycle Workshop

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Saturday, April 22, 2023 // 12pm – 2pm

In this small group workshop we will explore shibori dye techniques to upcycle your white garments! 
Do you have a white garment you'd love to bring new life to? White clothing gets stained, and dingy – instead of letting it sit in your closet or donating it, let's give it new life! 
Shibori is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique used on textiles to creates patterns that spread unevenly across the fabric. The resulting patterns are often emblematic of Japan’s appreciation of the beauty of imperfection – known locally as wabi sabi – and are prized for their individuality and arresting beauty.
This workshop is a great opportunity to enjoy handmade processes and have fun learning how to bring new life to your closet and favorite garments.
Price includes:
In person learning
All materials and tools
- Including dyes, resists, string, pots and all dye materials
Writing prompt and discussion 
Your transformed garment

What to bring:
A cotton or natural garment of your choice
A notebook to take notes if you like
Enthusiasm to learn and create something bespoke and new with your hands
Feel free to bring 1 additional natural item to dye, tote bag, line towel etc. 

What is considered natural fabric? Cotton, Linen, Wool, Silk, Tencel, Cupro, Hemp, Bamboo, Muslin. 

Please wear old clothes and covered shoes. You may also have some damp pieces to take home with you so some plastic bags might be useful.

*If you don't have a garment to upcycle, we have printed white t-shirts in store for purchase. 

Please reach out with any question. See you soon! 

About your instructor:
Dyanna Csaposs studied printmaking and fashion design at Parsons. She also has a BFA from the College of Saint Rose. Working as an artist and designer for over twenty years, she is well versed as a multidisciplinary artist.