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Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Kakishibu Tannin Dye Workshop

 

Introducing a new product from Loop of the Loom! Kakishibu dye is made from persimmon juice is a representative natural dye of Japan as much as indigo. Kakishibu had been used for everyday goods because strengthens the fiber and makes it waterproof. After dyeing, the amber color deepens by oxidization. Dye two zipper pouches and stain with Kakishibu.
You can take home a pack of Kakishibu dye to make it even darker.

Fee & Materials: $80 

Workshop Cancellation Policy :  if you cancel...,

  • 48 hours prior : fully refundable or credit toward to other class & services

  • 1 day advance : 50% credit toward to other class & services

  • No show at venue : Non refundable

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Bengala & Indigo Dye Ito-shibori for Yarn or Cloth Workshop
May
27
11:00 AM11:00

Bengala & Indigo Dye Ito-shibori for Yarn or Cloth Workshop

More variations for Bengala dyeing! Not just using rubber bands, we use threads to make more patterns to dye. There are 100 shibori patterns in Japan. We will practice the way to tie with thread and learn how to dye with Bengala in the same workshop. We provide the pre-fixed cotton cloth (45" x 2 yards) to dye.

If you will dye yarn, please contact us for preparation. You can purchase at the workshop as well.

Fee & Materials:  $100

We supply 12 colors of Bengala plus Aijozome-Indigo color in the workshop. And a pre-fixed 45" width x 2-yard cotton fabric will be provided.

Workshop Cancellation Policy :  if you cancel...,

  • 48 hours prior : fully refundable or credit toward to other class & services
  • 1 day advance : 50% credit toward to other class & services
  • No show at venue : Non refundable
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Bengala & Indigo Dye Itajime-shibori Workshop
May
20
11:00 AM11:00

Bengala & Indigo Dye Itajime-shibori Workshop

Join the fascinating sustainable dye workshop! The informative lecture about Bengala will be accompanied by a demonstration.  In this workshop, you'll learn how to dye fabric with the natural earthy color of Bengala dye to make a fresh home decor! Choose a pattern from various Japanese traditional shibori design. You can freely arrange the patterns with 12 colors of Bengala and indigo blue. We provide a 36" x 1 yard Linen/Rayon fabric. The finished fabric will be perfect for a table runner, placemats, a pillowcase, etc. Non-toxic dye. No gloves necessary.

Fee & Materials:  $100

We supply 12 colors of Bengala plus Aijozome-Indigo color in the workshop. And a 36"x 1 yard fabric (Linen 55% Rayon 45%) can be cut to your own size.

Workshop Cancellation Policy :  if you cancel...,

  • 48 hours prior : fully refundable or credit toward to other class & services
  • 1 day advance : 50% credit toward to other class & services
  • No show at venue : Non refundable
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Oct
15
11:00 AM11:00

Bengala's Itajime Shibori & Tsutsugaki Dye Workshop

Learn 3 techniques in one day!
Join the fascinating sustainable dye workshop. You'll learn how to dye fabric with Bengala using a Japanese Itajime-shibori technique and a Tsutsugaki-zome technique.

One of a Japanese traditional dye technique, Tsutsugaki dye is a new class at Loop of the Loom. It's a color resist-dye method using a paste. We will start hand-drawing with the paste over a tenugui cloth, then color with a brush. The paste will be dried during the afternoon workshop. We will dye the Tsutsugaki pasted cloth in the end of the workshop.

Itajime-shibori technique make an amazing design even you are a beginner. After a short lecture and demo of sustainable dye method, you will make your own patterned tenugui cloth with a step by step instructions. A bonus project is your choice of a wool scarf, a cotton pillowcase, or tablecloth. Make a handmade gift for coming holidays. Hurry to register! Space is limited.

Fee: $160 (Max Enrollment Reached)
includes 12 Bengala dye colors, Indigo dye, 2 pre-fixed tenugui cloths, and a wool scarf.
Additional materials will be available for sale at the workshop.

Workshop Cancellation Policy :  if you cancel...,

  • 48 hours prior : fully refundable or credit toward to other class & services
  • 1 day advance : 50% credit toward to other class & services
  • No show at venue : Non refundable
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Aug
6
1:00 PM13:00

Bengala & Indigo Dye Itajime-Shibori Workshop

Join the fascinating sustainable dye workshop! The informative lecture about Bengala will be accompanied by a demonstration.  In this class, you'll learn how to dye fabric with Bengala and make your own patterned fabric, using Japanese wooden panels for Itajime-shibori.

We supply 12 colors of Bengala plus Aijozome-Indigo color in the workshop. You'll design your own fabric! 

 

Fee: $100
includes Bengala dye colors, indigo dye, a pre-fixed tenugui cloth, and a larger cotton fabric.
Optional to purchase: We offer various materials from silk scarves to hand-spun organic cotton shawls to dye at the same time to take home. 

Workshop Cancellation Policy :  if you cancel...,

  • 48 hours prior : fully refundable or credit toward to other class & services
  • 1 day advance : 50% credit toward to other class & services
  • No show at venue : Non refundable
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Aug
6
11:00 AM11:00

Optional Bengala Workshop Tsutsugaki Dye

Come early for the main workshop and learn an extra technique!
We introduce a Japanese traditional dye technique called "Tsutsugaki" dye
which is a new class at Loop of the Loom.
It is a color-resisting dye method using a natural paste. It takes about
the cloth while you take a lunch break and afternoon workshop*. You can dye
over your color-resting paste during the Bengala workshop.

 

Come early and learn another new technique! on the Same Day.
We introduce a Japanese traditional dye technique called "Tsutsugaki" dye which is a new class at Loop of the Loom.
It's a color resist dye method using a natural paste. This class starts at 11:00 am. It takes about one-hour for drawing with the paste over a tenugui cloth. Dry the paste on the cloth while you take a lunch break and afternoon workshop. You can dye the cloth in the Bengala workshop.

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Jul
3
1:00 PM13:00

Bengala & Indigo Dye Workshop in Berkeley

Loop of the Loom will bring a Bengala Workshop to Norther California this summer! This special workshop is hosted by SAORI Berkeley.

Fee:
$60 (includes one pre-fixed Japanese tenugui cloth, pre-fixer)

Materials Cost:
Bengala dyes --- Your choice from 12 colors, $10/65ml
Indigo dye (optional) --- $24/100ml
Any yarns from SAORI Berkeley (optional) --- $3/oz
Cotton scarf (optional) --- $20

Workshop Description:

Short talk about Bengala dyeing by Yukako SatoneDemonstration of Itajime-shibori (color resist dyeing)
Dye together using Itajime-shibori technique with the tenugui cloth.

ork on the individual dyeing project with other fabrics, roving, skeins and/or warps.

Other Details:

Please bring: several flat bottom bowls; several old towels; apron; rubber/latex gloves; jars to take leftover dyes home.
engala products are for sale at the workshop

Reservation:
$30 deposit by June 25th (payable to Lynn Harris)

Contact:
SAORI Berkeley at
 weave@saoriberkeley.com or (510) 527-5909.
1732 Beverly Place, Berkeley, CA

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Oct
11
12:00 PM12:00

Bengala & Shibori Dye Workshop

Admission:  $40

* Additional dye cost: $15 per 100 gram of material.

* Call for reservation or constant@loopoftheloom.com


Silk scarf ($14), Cotton scarf ($14-), Tote bag ($12-) Organic cotton baby blanket ($50), T-shirt and more.
 

Read more about Bengala Dye  on our website.

Bengala dyeing is a perfect craft activity in summer. Dry the dyed fabric under the sun. You can wear it in no time. It will block the UV rays with the same minerals found in physical sunscreen when you wrap your body with a scarf or cover over a baby's body.

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