Itajime Shibori and Indigo (How to Stitch Resist Your Cotton Kitchen Towel)

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Presented by Columbia Art Center at Columbia Art Center, Columbia SC

Mar 09
Itajime Shibori and Indigo (How to Stitch Resist Your Cotton Kitchen Towel)

Come learn a new technique to create beautiful patterns on cotton towels.

Shibori is a very ancient Japanese art form dating back to the 8th century. The fabric is tied, bound, folded or twisted in various ways to create a resist so that the dye will only penetrate certain parts of the material, leaving behind a beautiful pattern. There are lot of different techniques that leave a wide variety of stunning results. The one we will learn is called Itajime (triangle or rectangle fold) and a stitch resist created with strong Japanese cotton thread.
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$50

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Columbia Art Center

1227 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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