September 22 - Indigo + Shibori Cotton Napkin Workshop

September 22 - Indigo + Shibori Cotton Napkin Workshop



Students will initially learn how a non-fermented indigo vat is made. Natural East Indian indigo powder will be used, and the vat will be ‘reduced’ using a commercially available agent (theox). While the vat develops, students will be shown four SHIBORI techniques: a folded, a clamped, a tied and a twisted method. You will enjoy the surprise of seeing everyone's unique creations and go home with four very different white and blue cotton napkins.


Beginner and intermediate 


  • Instructor will provide 4 cotton napkins
  • All other material will be provided


  • a pair of rubber or latex gloves
  • an old shirt or apron – and please wear old clothes
  • closed-toe shoes
  • snacks and drinks if needed
  • bug repellent if the weather is hot and humid


Workshop starts at 1:00pm and finishes at 4:00pm. CHI design indigo studio is located at 3505 Yale Avenue, Columbia SC 29205. Park anywhere on the street. Walk to the left of the main house toward the little shed/studio with a blue door. The workshop will take place outdoors under a tent if weather permits. In case of heavy rain that day, the workshop will be postponed to a later date.

  • Workshop Cost: $52.00

 Limit 12 students
** This workshop is non refundable. If, for any reason, you must cancel, CHI design indigo will offer you another seat in another similar workshop **

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