Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:30 aM to 3:30 PM EDT
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Artworks Trenton

19 Everett Alley

Trenton, NJ 08611 

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Jesse Vincent 
Artworks Trenton 

Indigo Shibori: A Japanese Dye Workshop

September 14, 2019, 11:30am-3:30pm

Shibori is the Japanese method of resist dyeing. We will will fold, bind, and sew fabric prior to create beautiful patterns on fabric. Students will learn a variety of folding and binding techniques, and then immerse their pieces into indigo dye vats. Bring 10-15 small/medium fabric items from home to dye that are pre-washed, 100% natural fibers (cotton, wool, silk, hemp, linen) like hand towels, baby onesies, t-shirts, cloth napkins, scarves, etc. Please wear clothes that can get messy and bring a pair of long-cuffed kitchen gloves. All levels welcome!



  • Participants will learn vocabulary associated with the dyeing process
  • Participants will learn a variety folding and binding techniques
  • Participants will practice techniques on a piece of sample fabric
  • Participants will dye 10-15 small items brought from home
  • Participants will take home their handmade shibori pieces

Age: 15+

Instructor: Kate Eggleston

Price: $35