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Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint

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Greenpoint, Brooklyn
165 Greenpoint Ave
Btwn McGuinness Blvd & Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11222
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Molly George

What you'll learn in this dye class:

The workshop will begin with a demonstration of basic shibori and an overview of some of the patterns you can create. Then, you'll dye a few small swatches of white fabric to try your hand and get a feel for the technique.

Once you start to get the hang of things, you'll put your knowledge to work as you dye two of your own items. 
Items to dye must be 100% cotton, white, and should be small- or medium-sized items. 

Ideal items include button-down shirts, t-shirts, tanks, leggings, white jeans, canvas tote bags, dish towels, table runners, pillow cases, and throw pillow covers. (Please avoid brining large items like curtains, as we won't have enough space to accommodate large pieces.) Old items with stains are ideal, as the stains can be covered with dye! 

Shibori dyeing is truly an amazing craft, as every piece you dye is a little bit of a mystery. We promise you'll love the process of folding fabric, dyeing it, then unfolding it to reveal the organic results. Join us for an amazing afternoon of shibori magic!

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WORKSHOP CANCELLATION POLICY

We do not issue refunds on workshop registrations.

If you register for a workshop and later become unable to attend, we will gladly offer a school credit if you notify us at least 48 hours before the workshop. We are unable to offer credits of any kind, or honor reschedule requests, with less than 48 hours advance notice. 

About Our Policy

Our workshops require a great deal of pre-planning, including ordering supplies and tools, booking staff, and making commitments to pay our instructors -- all based on the number of students who register. When students ask to cancel or reschedule at the last minute, we lose money. As a small business, we are unable to absorb these costs and still keep our class prices low.  

In fairness to all of our customers we are unable to make exceptions to our policy, including for reasons of illness or travel. If you are unable to attend a workshop at the last minute, we suggest giving your spot to a friend!

Thank you for understanding!

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Reviews of Classes at Brooklyn Craft Company (406)

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Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/30/2018
This was a well-done class wIth good instructor who knew a lot about the subject. I’d definitely do another one at Brooklyn Craft.
Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/6/2017
Loved this class!!
Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/13/2016
The instructor was great!! She was very sweet and helpful. But halfway the class a lot of people from a previous Shibori class were invited to join ours and that took time and space away making it a bit uncomfortable.
Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive
Reviewed by Annie R. on 3/15/2016
This was such a wonderful class! Carolyn was very knowledgable on the subject and offered many helpful tips and insights. There was plenty of room to spread out and work, and the process was so easy to learn, that I was able to walk away with the confidence to do it on my own. They also sell shibori dye kits there, and I grabbed one of my way out. Highly recommend this class!!
Indigo Shibori Dyeing Intensive
Reviewed by Kevin D. on 7/28/2015
Good fun, good value. Bring lots of articles for dying because you are only limited by your own efficiency!
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School: Brooklyn Craft Company

Brooklyn Craft Company

Brooklyn Craft Company is a brick-and-mortar space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn featuring modern craft + DIY classes and events.

Our class offerings include:

  • sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidery and all kinds of needlework
  • dyeing, printmaking, paper crafts, glass etching and all kinds of DIY trends...

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