Saturday, 18 June 2011

Sumptuous Shibori


As part of our SEW PAINT MAKE programme of textile classes, Artists in Business is offering two exciting  workshops on Shibori Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

What is Shibori? This is a Japanese method of tying and binding cloth to make patterns through dyeing. Different ways of twisting, wrapping, scrunching or stitching material creates a variety of pattern and textures. 
Colour plays an important part in the design and we will be using vibrant dyes with Habutai silk and silk.  

Saturday 9 July 1pm to 3pm Shibori Silk I
Venue: Ilkley Operatic Society, Leeds Road, Ilkley LS29 8DZ
Cost: £15 + £5 for materials

Saturday 23 July 11am to 3pm Shibori Silk II
Venue: All Saints Church House, Church Street, Ilkley LS29 9DS
Cost: £25 + £5 for materials

To book your place or find out more please contact Jo.artsbiz@gmail.com or call 01535 654026

About Ilkley. Ilkley is a small spa town in West Yorkshire, nestling in Wharfedale and overlooked by the Cow and Calf Rocks. Ilkley is a great little town to visit with tea rooms (including the famous Betty's) delightful local shops, The Manor House Museum and the White Wells baths.  If you are visiting Ilkley for one of our workshops we stringly recommend a visit to Cakewalk, a wonderful emporium of handmade and vintage.

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