Shibori Dyeing in Italy with Janice Gunner
Come and spend a fantastic week dyeing 'The Blues'
Working with natural fibres, Janice will show you how to create a huge variety of designs experimenting with Shibori resist techniques, as featured in her book Shibori for Textile Artists.
You will then move on to dye these, plus threads and yarns using Indigo and Woad. Your unique materials can then be used in a variety of textile techniques such as patchwork, embroidery, felt making and more!
View and print PDF: Masseria della Zingara Courses
9-14 Sep 2013
stitch2create Summer School with Janice Gunner
Shibori Dyeing & Textile Art
22-26 Jul 2013
Come and spend a week of creative exploration and experimentation learning how to stitch, wrap and dye your own unique fabrics to make into quilts, wall hangings and textile art.
This year you will learn a wide variety of shibori techniques including stitched, tied, clamped and wrapped variations. These will then be dyed and over-dyed to give multi layered effects to use in your patchwork and textile art projects.
- Mon: Stitching for Shibori dyeing.
- Tue: Tied, clamped and pole wrapped Shibori and dyeing with Indigo and Procion dyes.
- Wed: Dyeing and over-dyeing with Indigo & Procion dyes.
- Thu and Fri: Create and stitch with dyed fabrics.
Venue: Peterhouse Centre, 122 Forest Rise, Walthamstow, London E17 3PW
Hours: 10am - 4pm
Course Fee: £240 for 5 days. Includes all Indigo, Procion dyes and auxiliaries used during the course.
Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Limited places so book your place today!
Booking and info, please email: Janice Gunner
THE SECRET IS OUT: Liberating Log Cabin
Janice Gunner's NEW Book
Do you love to create quilts using Log Cabin technique - but long for a more contemporary look?
If so, you've probably seen Janice's liberating Log Cabin quilts and wondered how she does them...
In Janice's new tell-all book you'll learn every last secret. How to cut and piece the quilt. How to wobble with the best. How to add excitement and additional texture. And how to square it all up.
And above all, you'll be inspired and set free to sew.