4262 County Rd B
Land O' Lakes
All materials supplied. No experience necessary.
Payment/registration deadline: July 3
Learn about the magic of indigo, its plant sources and how to make and maintain a 1-2-3 fermentation vat. Learn about the process of growing Japanese indigo, which will grow in our northern climate, and how to process fresh leaves for dyeing on silk. We will then create an organic vat with powdered indigo sourced from Stony Creek Colors in Tennessee to do simple shibori resist techniques on an organic cotton bandana. Students will leave class with two bandanas.
FOR EASE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING, STUDENTS WILL ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR DYE GARDENS AND STUDIO OF ARTIST DEBBIE JIRCIK. EASY TO GET TO, JUST SOUTH OF EAGLE RIVER.
INSTRUCTOR DOES REQUIRE STUDENTS TO WEAR THEIR MASKS.
Students should bring a bag lunch to class.
Dress for wet mess and please bring an apron or smock.
Debbie Jircik – Eagle River artist/hand papermaker and student of natural dyes. She has spent the past six years learning about growing and dyeing with indigo.
No refunds will be given after the deadline date.