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Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Take the workshop that BOSTON MAGAZINE called one of "The Can't-Miss Events of Design Week 2018"!!

Learn the basics of Indigo dyeing by exploring a variety of techniques. You will create a set of 6 hand-dyed cotton napkins which make great gifts for friends and family or yourself! 

Traditional shibori, resist, and pole-dyeing techniques will be included with hands-on help. The fee includes all materials needed. Additional materials will be available for purchase to dye. Any fabric or yarn purchased at the store on the day of the event can be dyed at no additional charge.

NO PREVIOUS SKILLS NECESSARY. Come have fun, get messy, explore and see what you can do! Please bring a bagged lunch or purchase one from Fork in the Road Deli on our property at the Village Garden Shops.

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: No skills necessary
Instructor: Cathy Wilkerson
Instructor Bio: The Indigo Squirrel (aka Cathy Wilkerson) has a passion for dying with indigo. She can often be found leaning over a vat with blue fingers, fabric in hand. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Textile Design and has been a teacher in the CE department there for close to 10 years. A buyer and merchandiser in the home furnishings industry for almost three decades, Cathy has developed product with leading textiles manufacturers in Europe, India and the US. She is also the Territory Sales Manager for a large global window treatment manufacturer. In her spare time, Cathy loves to sew, knit and weave.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

  • 376 Washington Street Norwell, MA 02061
  • Ph: (781) 924-5549