Friday, June 21, 2024 ( plus your choice of Thursday, June 27 OR Saturday, June 29
On June 21st, we will explore some advanced resist methods for patterning indigo, including Stitched Shibori designs, painting, stenciling and stamping with clay resist, and more detailed tying techniques to create Mandala or snowflake designs. We will spend the day working on the different techniques and designs, you may take home your stitched and tied items to complete before the dyeing class next week. Please leave your clay resist items with Sheri to finish drying before next week’s class. You will choose which day, Thursday June 27 or Saturday June 29 the next week to return for dyeing. We will work with both fresh indigo and vat indigo to color your projects. Material and most supplies will be provided at class, but feel free to bring along natural fiber fabric or small clothing items from home to use. Bring along an apron, your needlework scissors, thimble and assortment of needles. Class will meet at the 1854 Dairy Building, 410 N. Erickson Street, Bishop Hill, IL 61419. We will take a lunch break around noon, please visit one of the local restaurants or bring your lunch. Class size is limited to 10 people. Class fee is $150 and includes 2 days of class and most supplies. For more information or to sign up for class, contact Sheri at: or (309) 299-8007.
Partially sponsored by the BHHA.