29 September 2019

The Alchemy of Indigo

Eudlo, Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Council

Learn how to make and dye in a natural, organic indigo vat and the four different shibori resist techniques

Within the fibres of a green leaf hides the deepest and most mysterious blues just waiting for the Alchemist to coax them out. Walk in the dye garden with artist Jenai Hooke to view the indigo growing. Participants will learn how to make and dye in a natural, organic indigo vat. The four different shibori resist techniques of: 

  • Arashi (pole wrapping)
  • Itajime (folding and blocking)
  • Ori Nui (stitched Shibori) and
  • Kumo Shibori (pleated and bound)


will be taught, creating beautiful designs on fabric to take home.

When: 29 September 2019 
Time: 9.30am-4.30pm 
Where: Alchemist Inside Studio, 380 Highlands Road, Eudlo 
Cost: Entry$80 
Contact: artscoast@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

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