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Sat, Jul 23


Boyne City

Natural Indigo Vat

Discover this ancient blue dye.

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Natural Indigo Vat
Natural Indigo Vat

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Boyne City, 7354 Horton Bay Rd N, Boyne City, MI 49712, USA

About the event

Dyers have been using indigo to create blue dye for centuries - we will be using a modern recipe for this 100% naturally derived fermentation indigo vat.  We will formulate a vat together and utilize shibori techniques on fabric to create surface design before dyeing. Students will leave with a beautifully personal naturally dyed silk scarf and expanded knowledge of the craft.

Participants should dress for mess and bring their own rubber gloves, aprons, and a plastic bag to transport dyed items. Optional: sewing kit and scissors.

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