Class Overview

Learn how to create beautiful patterns and colored fabric using the ancient Japanese art of shibori.

Discover the fascinating history and world range of this art.

Introduction to Shibori Resist Dyeing Photo - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College
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Gain exposure to the unlimited ways someone can manipulate fabric and various techniques to get different patterns and results.

Try some of the main techniques and learn about various dyes that can be used.

Discover best practices in using resist dyeing, along with safety issues.

Treat yourself to time for creativity and experiment with this rewarding art that is connected to a rich cultural tradition.

The class fee includes fees for materials.

This course is part of our Senior Series, courses designed for older students and offered during the daytime on diverse topics; all ages and people are welcome.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Identify sihibori resist dyeing
  • Understand some of the history of this art form
  • Use basic materials and various techniques to create dyed fabric with patterns in the shibori style

Who Should Take This Class?

Anyone interested in learning more about shibori resist dyeing.

People interested in working with fabric and dye.

Anyone wanting interested in participating in a creative workshop environment.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6261
  • Instructor: April Faires
  • When: 4 Mondays; 2/10/20-3/2/20, 10 AM-Noon
  • Total Number of Hours: 8
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 1139B; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $89