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5/18/19 - Brooklyn - Day-Long Dyeing Workshop and Hand-Pieced Quilting at Tatter Blue Library

  • Tatter Blue Library 505 Carroll Street Suite 2B Brooklyn, NY, 11215 (map)
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In this workshop, participants will explore the extensive worlds of indigo, hand-stitching and quilt-making.

In the first part of the workshop, participants will learn to dye natural material in a plant-derived indigo vat, and learn basic shibori techniques for pattern making. Participants will then learn introductory hand- piecing techniques for creating a mini log-cabin quilt, and hand-quilting and stitching techniques to add visual interest. We will then combine their dyed fabric with naturally dyed fabric provided by me to create a hand-dyed, hand-pieced wall-hanging.

Materials provided by instructor:
· cotton fabric for dyeing
· scraps of naturally dyed material for adding color
· indigo vats and all related materials
· batting
· quilting and sashiko thread, and assorted materials


Date: Dye workshop: Sat. May 18th  10-1pm
         Hand-pieced Quilting workshop: Sat. May 18th  2-5
Times:
Day long workshop is 10 am- 5 pm with an hour lunch break
Location:
 TATTER Blue Library, 505 Carroll Street Suite 2B, Brooklyn NY 11215
Cost: 
$110 for the Dye Workshop
$110 for the Hand Pieced Quilting Workshop
$220 for the Day Long dyeing and Hand pieced quilting workshop
What to bring: All materials are provided in this course.  
*For students not joining in the morning dye workshop, we suggest bringing your own scraps of cloth to piece together.

Registration can be found here.