Sussex Prairies is open from 1pm until 5pm six afternoons a week. We are always Closed on a Tuesday.

Our final day of opening for our 2018 season will be Sunday 14th October 2018. We shall then open again on 1st June 2019.

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Shibori Tie Dye with Amanda Duke

* THIS EVENT HAS NOW FINISHED *

Monday 13th August | 9:45am - 2:00pm

Shibori Tie Dye with Amanda Duke

shibori tie dye

Course Dates : 13th August 2018

Times: 9.45am for a 10am start– 2.00pm each day with a  30 minute break

Use a variety of resist techniques and an indigo dye vat to make exciting surface patterns on cotton fabric. Make a fabric stash suitable for further textile experiments, stitching, quilting, cushion covers, bags and other craft items.Options to dye upcycled tee shirts, other white cotton items, scarf blanks or make a supply of fat quarters for quilting or other projects.

Costs:

. £55 the day day.

All dyeing media supplied within cost of course but fabric will need to be purchased.

Enjoy the garden café break with its tempting cakes and sandwiches and free entry to the garden later in the afternoon.

This aim of this course is to provide you with the skills to:

  • Use a variety of resist techniques including folding, clamping, stitching, gathering, binding.
  • Make traditional Shibori patterns and invent your own
  • Become confident and able to dye fabric at home
  • Go home with ideas about what you could do with the fabrics you have created
  • Dye a large cotton scarf or other upcycled items
  • Make adaptations to your designs through the addition of colour if you wish

The course is suitable for beginners, adults and those over 12. Any under 16s should be accompanied.

Spaces available: 9

If you would like further details and payment information for this course please contact me at amandagduke@gmail.com

 

 


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