Shibori Dyed Indigo Napkins Workshop

Join us to learn the ancient art of Shibori folding using indigo dye and create four, uniquely dyed cloth napkins for your next dinner party!

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Learn beautiful Shibori indigo techniques to make your dinner party setting extra magical!

Join textile artist, Emily Valentine, as you learn Shibori tie-dye folding techniques to create a set of cloth dinner napkins using rich synthetic indigo dye! Indigo has a fascinating history and creates a brilliant blue effect that is unrivaled. Learn four different wrapping techniques including accordion fold and bound resist to create a set of four coordinated but unique dinner napkins.

All supplies included and shipped anywhere in the continental U.S. Already have what you need for this class? Book yours “instruction only”!

If you choose to have supplies included for this virtual art workshop you will receive:

  • Synthetic Jacquard Indigo Dye Chemicals (pre-reduced indigo, soda ash, sodium hydrosulfite)
  • 4 Cotton Napkins
  • Various Wood Shapes and Bands for Shibori Techniques
  • Nitrile Gloves and Latex Gloves

Please note this class will require access to water and a 2+ gallon bucket or plastic container with a lid. If you are concerned about getting dye in the space you are working on, you might want a plastic sheet or garbage bag to use as a drop cloth.

This class does use the chemicals listed above which arrive as powder; we suggest working outdoors or in a well ventilated area or wearing a dust mask and safety glasses.  For more safety information, please click HERE. By signing up for this course I acknowledge that I have read and understand the safety information as stated by the manufacturer and acknowledge the waiver.


How Does it Work?

Step 1

Sign up for your favorite workshops

Step 2

Receive your supplies in the mail

Step 3

Join class LIVE via video chat and interact in real time with your workshop leader or enjoy the replay in your own time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long are workshops?
60-90 minutes
What level are the workshops at?
All classes are beginner friendly. Even if you are new to art or haven’t worked in the media before, you will create something beautiful you can be proud of.
Can kids take the workshops?

All classes will work well for young artists ages 12 and up. Some past classes are more kid-friendly and are great for parents and children to do together. Use our search function to find these out.

I have more than one person in the household who would like to take the class; can I pay for double supplies?

Yes, contact us and we will get a special package arranged for you. 

What platform are classes taught on?
LIVE classes are taught with WebEx (a video-chat service).
What time zone are LIVE class times in?