Saturday Morning 9-12.
In this class, we cover various types of stitch, wrap, and fold resists used in traditional Japanese culture to decorate the surface of fabric. Natural indigo dye is used to bring out the beauty of the work. Each student returns home with a book of samples and a bandanna.
Instructor: Gina Levesque
Materials Fee: $15 (payable to to instructor day of class).
Includes information folder, samples, all materials used in class.
What to bring: N/A
Instructor Biography: Artist Gina Levesque has been working in traditional fiber arts since a young girl. Gina works with natural dye stuffs, weaving, rug hooking, spinning, and traditional penny rug construction. She has been dyeing with natural materials and researching their history for over twenty years. Gina has taken (and taught) many natural dye workshops throughout the country. Her fiber art business, Across Generations, provides supplies and beginning projects to those interested in inkle weaving, rug hooking, penny rugs, and natural dyeing.