Organic Indigo Fabric Dyeing (Ages 12-14)
Learn the ancient Japanese art of Shibori (tie-dye) using an organic natural indigo bath. It’s the bluest of all blues. Dye fabric, a bandana and a t-shirt.
- The dyes are permanent, so dress accordingly. Do not wear clothing you care about.
This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website: visarts.org
About the Instructor
A recent receipt of a Professional Artist Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Art and with an undergraduate degree in art history and a MFA in textiles, Julia has been quilting her entire life. She is a studio artist and has successfully turned a family tradition into a contemporary art form. She teaches at both the community and college level. Julia’s hand dyed and printed quilts have been exhibited extensively and can be found in numerous national publications and collections. During class you can ask her about working in Egypt, Greece, and Jordan as an archaeological technical artist.