This introductory course provides you with the opportunity to try out a range of textile techniques. You will learn the basics of tray dyeing, indigo shibori, cyanotypes and eco-printing and will be able to create a range of reference sample fabrics. The course is designed to give students hands-on practical experience in a range of textile processes which could then be used in their own creative textile/fashion work.
This course is for anyone with an interest in Textiles who would like to explore fabric dyeing processes. Equipment and dyes will be provided during the course, students will need to provide their own 100% cotton and silk fabric and medium/heavyweight watercolour paper. Please contact the course tutor Sam Jones for further information and advice, firstname.lastname@example.org
This course runs for 1 evening a week for 6 weeks.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
The sessions will be all practical with demonstrations and then class time for you to explore the technique/s.
1st Week – Tray dyeing with Procion dyes.
2nd and 3rd Weeks – Indigo Shibori, tied, clamped, bound and stitched processes.
4th Week – Cyanotypes on Fabric
5th Week – Eco-printing on paper.
6th Week – Eco-printing on fabric.
Practical instruction into a range of textile techniques.
Students could progress from this course onto the Access to Art and Design programme or study further evening courses in textiles.
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