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Indigo Dyeing Workshop



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!  If  you feel inventive, you could turn these napkins into masks so you feel proud wearing a COVID era mask you made from start to finish!

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.  

This is a rain or shine event and you have fair warning:  indigo dye stains.  Wear something that you don't care about as indigo. dye. does. not. come. out!





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

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