Dyeing Workshops Live Stream and In Person

Multiple Dyeing Classes in Jersey City, NJ or Take Live Online Dyeing Class from any location. Be sure to follow me on eventbrite for updates and new classes.

-Indigo Tie Dye Shibori Workshops

-Ice Tie Dye Workshops

-Tie Dye Workshops

Private Events

Plan your next corporate event, birthday party or holiday party. Learn how to make fabulous tie dye from the comfort of your own home. We will go over multiple folding and dyeing techniques. Select a date and get custom made kits sent to your home. Contact me for more information.

Skillshare Dyeing Workshops

Multiple SkillShare Classes Available:

-Indigo Tie Dye Shibori

-Ice Tie Dye

-Modern Tie Dye

Blog Posts

Indigo Tie Dye Shibori for Beginners Supply List

Indigo Tie Dye Shibori for Beginners Supply List

Disclaimer: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.  This is an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com.  

These are my favorite items that I like to use for my indigo practice and I recommend them.  I use them throughout all my video tutorials and the sky is the limit when it comes to creativity. 

-100% Cotton Pillows (4 pack)- https://amzn.to/3xwrPnO

-100% cotton tea towels- https://amzn.to/3ybXBGT

-100% cotton masks- https://amzn.to/3xT9lxF

If you prefer to use an indigo kit this is a good one- 

-Jacquard Indigo Kit: https://amzn.to/3qaonN3

Indigo ingredients for a 2x2x1 vat

- Pre-reduced indigo- https://amzn.to/2UmMaOh

-Soda Ash- Sodium Carbonate- https://amzn.to/3vAxKqw

-Thiox- https://www.dharmatrading.com/chemicals/dharmas-dyehouse-color-remover.html

- Mask for mixing dye- https://amzn.to/3y25ej5

- Something to Stir the Vat

-Bucket 3-5 Gallons- https://amzn.to/3cQTlVi

-Synthrapol- dyers' detergent- https://amzn.to/3cSPNls

-Iron- https://amzn.to/35CKbru

-Ironing Mat- https://amzn.to/2TQ3Ml1 or

-Ironing Board- https://amzn.to/3q8CxhM

-Rubber Bands- https://amzn.to/3wIsYIL

-String- https://amzn.to/3qdSROu 

-Wooden Craft Blocks- https://amzn.to/3qdm7or

-Tongue Depressors- https://amzn.to/3gHLX0O

-Gloves-  https://amzn.to/2SaTBHo

 

Disclaimer: Please note that the links above are Amazon affiliate links- that means I get a commission when you buy these- at no extra cost to you. I use affiliate links on products that I have actually used. Thanks for your support.

Check out my Skillshare Classes and Online Workshops: 

How to Ice Dye for Beginners: You can get a free 14 day trial of Skillshare Premium with this link: https://skl.sh/3xKUPJf

Indigo Tie Dye Shibori for Beginners: You can get a free 14 day trial of Skillshare Premium with this link: https://skl.sh/3mPXk83 

Live Online Shibori  indigo Tie Dye for Beginners: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shibori-indigo-tie-dye-for-beginners-virtual-workshop-tickets-104093582708?keep_tld=1

 

 

August 16, 2021 — Catherine Ruhl
Ice Tie Dye Technique

Ice Tie Dye

The Ice Dyeing technique is so much fun and really easy.  It uses the same kind of dye as tie dye, but instead of mixing up the dye with water you use ice to mix the power dye into liquid.  I'm making color swatches with a new kit and I think they turned out so nice!  These will help me in the future when I'm picking out colors for new projects.  Color theory and placement are so important! If you have a lot of dyes in your stash then this is a good way to keep track of what they look like. There is still a lot of dye in the containers and I can't wait to make more projects.  The kit comes with soda ash and synthrapol, which is really a great value.  Soda ash fixes the dye before you apply the dye and synthrapol is known as dyers' detergent.  It helps to keep the colors from transfering from the dyed parts of the fabric and going onto the undyed parts of the fabric when washing.  

July 21, 2021 — Catherine Ruhl
tea dyeing fabric tutorial

Tea Bag Dyeing Fabric

Black Tea is a great natural dye because it is pretty simple and makes a beautiful warm beige color.  Black tea is super easy to find and contains tannins so you won't have to use a mordant.  Salt is added at the end to help the tea stick to the fabric, but salt is not technically a mordant.  

July 14, 2021 — Catherine Ruhl
shibori indigo tie dye workshop set up
kumo shibori tie dye texture
dipping fabric in an indigo vat

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