Using Benibana (safflower) and Ai (indigo), the two main dye materials of Japan, and local plant material, dye yarn samples, a tenugui (hand towel), and a furoshiki (wrapping cloth).
・Japanese people who would like to study weaving terms in English are welcome to join.
The class will be held in English only. Conversational-level English proficiency is required.
|Date||Feb. 24 (Wed.) - 26 (Fri.), 2021 (3 days) 9:00-16:00|
|Tuition Fee||38,000yen (without tax, materials fee included)|
|Held in Japanese + English speaking staff member|
|Application Deadline||9:00 (JST) Jan. 25 (Mon.), 2021|
Day 1 Dye wool yarn using plant material which we will gather from around the school, and three mordants (alum, copper, and iron).
Day 2 Dye silk yarn using dried plant material (commercially available) and three mordants.
Benibana dyeing: dye silk yarn and a linen furoshiki.
Day 3Indigo dyeing: dye cotton yarn and a cotton tenugui using shibori and/or itajime techniques.