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Indigo Dyeing: Shibori

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Grey Hand Press

16 Crockford Street

#28

Northgate, QLD 4013

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Shibori describes a traditional tie-dyeing technique used in Japan which dates back to the 8th century. Shibori involves a range of folding, stitching, binding, twisting and compressing of cloth to result in varying resist patterns.

Indigo has traditionally been used for shibori, and is extracted from the indigofera plant. The leaves have been used around the world for centuries in order to dye fibres a range of rich, deep blues.

In this workshop, we’ll show you one method for prepareing and store an indigo vat, and teach you some basic shibori techniques so that you can make two beautiful scarves to take home with you!

Have something at home you’d like to dye indigo? Bring it along with you! Just make sure it is made from a natural fibre (cotton, linen, silk etc), and is prewashed. Please avoid bringing large items (such as tablecloths or bedspreads) as the vat is being shared amongst the group.

Vat dyeing can be messy so make sure to wear something that you won’t mind being splashed with varying shades of blue!

What to bring

An apron and/or wear clothes that you don't mind getting a little messy. Items to dye must be a natural fibre, and relatively small (such as clothing, pillowcases, napkins, tea towels etc). A bag or container to take items home (they may still be wet), a notebook and pen if you wish to make notes.

What's included

Two high quality scarves to dye and take home, as well as plenty of time and materials to prepare and dye your own items. Morning tea and refreshments will also be provided.

Experience required

None. This workshop is an introductory class, and is suitable for everyone!



What's the refund policy?

• Cancellation by Grey Hand Press

For most workshops, we only require a minimum of two participants for classes to run. Some sessions where we require a minimum of 4 to 6 in order to cover set up costs and, unfortunately, there are times where we do not reach the minimum and classes need to be cancelled. In the instance that a class is cancelled by Grey Hand Press due to low numbers, we will provide all participants with notice at least 3 days prior to the first day of class, and fees will be refunded to the participants in full.

If a workshop is cancelled due to uncontrollable circumstances less than two days prior, participants will be notified and provided with a full refund, as well as a discount to use on another class with us.

• Cancellation by students

If a participant needs to cancel their workshop booking, they can do so by contacting Grey Hand Press to request cancellation within seven days of the workshop date. If a cancellation request is received within this time, a full refund will be provided.

As we prepare materials based on the number of attendants, if a cancellation request is received less than 5 days prior to the start of the workshop, Grey Hand Press will retain 50% of the booking amount in order to cover the preparations that have already been made for the student’s place in the workshop. If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of the workshop date, unfortunately we cannot provde any refund. We understand that life happens and cancellations may need to take place, however, as a small business we also need to cover our costs.

Alternatively, prospective students are welcome to pass on their place in the workshop to another person. Just get in touch to let us know!

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are a couple of parking spaces out the front of the studio, however, there is plenty of free on-street parking on Crockford Street as well. The studio is located within the Northgate Workstores precinct on the corner of Crockford St and Earnshaw Rd. Access to the GHP studio is from the Crockford Street entrance.

We are a 10-15 minute walk from Northgate and Banyo train stations (Shorncliffe-Cleveland line).

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes! If you cannot attend, you are welcome to give your ticket to someone else. Just let us know prior to the event.

Any additional fees on my ticket?

The listed ticket price is inclusive of GST, however, an additional booking fee will be added to the ticket when purchasing. You will receive a tax invoice as part of your booking confirmation — remember, practicing artists can claim workshop fees as business expenses!

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Grey Hand Press

16 Crockford Street

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Northgate, QLD 4013

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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