Free Style Itajime Shibori (Clamp) Silk Scarf with Bengala Dye

Date/Time: Friday, April 20, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Chiaki O’Brien
Let’s have fun with your creativities and make a “one-of-a-kind” silk scarf or two. Natural Japanese Bengala dyes, are made from soil and are environmentally safe and fun to use. You will find this to be a fun technique, just like playing with mud. You will learn about the history and cultural significance of this unique dye form. The instructor will prepare some cotton/silk scarves and shawls for you to choose from. If you have something you’d like to dye, I’ll charge you the dye fee. If you have latex allergy, this is not a good class for you as the dyes have natural rubber latex in them. Things to bring: If you don’t mind bringing an iron and an iron board, that’d be helpful!

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