Stitched Shibori | Virtual Masterclass | 9-10 July 2021

£160.00

Shibori is the Japanese term for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping cloth and securing it before dyeing. This workshop is aimed at textile enthusiasts who wish to learn ways creating pattern using Shibori techniques and dyeing sustainably. Under Ekta’s gentle guidance you will learn ways of creating pattern through exploring a range of stitched shibori techniques

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Stitched Shibori Virtual Masterclass 

Venue Live Virtual Class on Zoom

Date Fri 9- Sat 10 July 2021

Timing 4-7 pm GMT.  Check your local time here 

Course Outline

Shibori is the Japanese term for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping cloth and securing it before dyeing. This workshop is aimed at textile enthusiasts who wish to learn ways creating pattern using Shibori techniques and dyeing sustainably. Under Ekta’s gentle guidance you will learn ways of creating pattern through exploring a range of stitched shibori techniques. We will dye with a natural dye which does not need a mordant or any specialist equipment.

Materials

Materials pack will be sent to the participants. This will include medium weight cotton suitable for hand dyeing, strong thread, needles and a food dye which will not require any specialist equipment to use at home. Participants will need access to a saucepan for boiling shibori cloth bundles, a kettle and a hob/electric plate. Instructions on the shibori techniques and dyeing at home will be provided during the workshop. You can also bring along onion skins, avocado skins along.

Where will the course take place

Stitched Shibori virtual masterclass will be held on Zoom. A link to the class will be sent to you. You will need access to a laptop/tablet with a camera and microphone.

About your tutor Ekta Kaul 

Ekta is an established textile artist and a highly experienced educator. She creates ‘StoryMaps’ – narrative embroidered maps that explore place, history and belonging through stitch.  Ekta’s work is held in several public and private collections including the Crafts Council’s , Liberty London’s and Gunnersbury Museum’s permanent collections.  You can see her work at a select group of galleries in the UK and internationally including The New Craftsmen, Contemporary Applied Arts, Museum of Art and Design NYC, Conran Shop Tokyo among others. Ekta loves to share her skills and 20 year’s worth of experience at embroidery Masterclasses at museums including Victoria & Albert Museum, Kettles Yard, Leighton House Museum amongst others.

 

 

 

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