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Indigo Dyeing: Art, Science and Magic

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Bees on a Bicycle

1909 Market Street

Chattanooga, TN 37408

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Indigoferra tincturia Natural Indigo holds cultural, historical and scientific interest planet-wide. Indigo dyeing traditions are found in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. We will learn to prepare a natural Indigo vat, enjoy lively conversation about Indigo history and contemporary use of Indigo and create lovely cloth. Participants will work learn several Shibori techniques of folding, clamping and wrapping cloth and will take home hand-dyed cotton scarf, silk scarf and several samples.Participants will also receive directions for further dyeing, list of suppliers, and reading list/bibliography.

No experience necessary- beginners welcome. All supplies and included in fee. Please dress in clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting messy and bring a pair of rubber gloves.You may want to consider bringing a sack lunch. At times on Saturdays, Chatterbox BBQ is serving across the street.

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Christi Teasley is an artist educator living and working in Monteagle,Tennessee. She discovered her love of printing fabric as a high-school student at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School and honed her study of textile dyeing at Rhode Island School of Design. Christi taught studio art and directed SAS Gallery and Visiting Artist Program at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School​ for many years. She now continues to work on the leadership team for Shakerag Workshops, a set of top-notch studio workshops for adults. Ms. Teasley now operatesTeasley Textiles, a small textile design studio specializing in cloth made with ecologically sustainable methods and materials.


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