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

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

Mar 09 2019
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.
During the class you

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