HANDMADE HOLIDAYS INDIGO WORKSHOP
Dec
15
9:00 AM09:00

HANDMADE HOLIDAYS INDIGO WORKSHOP

Grab a friend or your family (or both) and come learn how to dip into the world of indigo and make one-of-a-kind handmade holiday gifts - naturally dyed with indigo!

In this workshop you will make a natural indigo vat + a handful of shibori traditional and contemporary techniques. (Shibori is the ancient Japanese form of resist dyeing that creates beautiful designs and patterns).

You will have the opportunity to make a handful of holiday gifts!

Workshop projects include:

  • dyeing 4 sets of tea towels (8 total)

  • 4 linen book marks

  • indigo gift cards

  • indigo string that can be used for wrapping gifts or for macrame

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INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP

Learn how to make a natural indigo vat + a handful of traditional and contemporary shibori techniques.

Participants bring 3-5 items that are white or neutral colored to dye with natural indigo - this can include up to 2 yards of fabric, pillow cases, and anything you want to transform with indigo. This is also an opportunity to over-dye pieces that are stained with indigo so they are back in action and better than ever!

An additional supply list will be provided to students.

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INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP
Aug
11
to Aug 12

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP

 

Learn how to make two kinds of natural indigo vats: one with henna and the other Michel Garcia’s 1-2-3 natural indigo vat. In this workshop you will learn how to make a clay resist to hand-paint and block-print your designs. Students will have an opportunity to explore indigo dyeing and learn a handful of traditional + contemporary shibori techniques using different fibers. Students are encouraged to bring 6-8 pieces of fabric from home to dye during this workshop. Materials fee $30, payable to the instructor. Supply list available soon.

For more info. and to register visit:

textilecentermn.org/product/indigo-shibori-and-clay-resists-%E2%80%A2-august-11-12/

or call Textile Center: 612-436-0464

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Zero Waste Indigo Workshop
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Zero Waste Indigo Workshop

Learn how to make a natural indigo vat + a handful of traditional and contemporary shibori techniques in this workshop. Here's an opportunity to bring in white or neutral colored clothing that is stained and as a result no longer worn. Rather than have these items be destined for the landfill, it's an opportunity to dye them with indigo, so they are back in action and better than ever!

Participants bring 3-5 items of clothing to dye with natural indigo,

Reduce, re-use and re-imagine all in one workshop!

An additional supply list will be provided to students.

Note: we are working with Michel Garcia’s fructose vat, this is not a fermentation vat.

To register: http://www.indigoandsnow.com/shop/indigo-workshop-july

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Zero Waste Indigo Workshop
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Zero Waste Indigo Workshop

Learn how to make a natural indigo vat + a handful of traditional and contemporary shibori techniques in this workshop. Here's an opportunity to bring in white or neutral colored clothing that is stained (and as a result no longer worn). Rather than have these items be destined for the landfill, it's an opportunity to dye them with indigo, so they are back in action and better than ever!

Participants may bring 3-5 items of clothing to dye with natural indigo,

Reduce, re-use and re-imagine all in one workshop!

An additional supply list will be provided to students.

To register: indigoandsnow.com/shop/zero-waste-indigo-workshop-april

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INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP

Come learn how to make a natural indigo vat + a handful of traditional and contemporary shibori techniques. (Shibori is the ancient Japanese form of resist dyeing that creates beautiful designs and patterns). You will have the opportunity to dye an organic cotton + hemp tote, woven cotton scarf and large linen square that you can transform into a pillow, a wall hanging or use for furushiki.

Participants may bring 1-2 additional items to dye with indigo. An additional supply list will be provided to students.

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CASKET ARTS BLDG.

681 17th AVE. NE

MPLS.

$95.

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SNOW DYEING WORKSHOP
Jan
20
9:30 AM09:30

SNOW DYEING WORKSHOP

Make your textiles as unique as a snowflake by learning a special snow dyeing technique and arashi shibori. On the first day of class, combine snow with fiber reactive Procion dyes on a 50”-inch square cotton bubble gauze scarf. As the snow melts slowly overnight, the dye will fix to the treated scarf. On the second day you’ll discover your textile colorfully transformed! This oversized square fabric is versatile and can be worn as a scarf or sarong, or for use as beautiful yardage. Students are also encouraged to bring 4-6 additional items to dye.

Materials fee $25, payable to the instructor.

To register call Textile Center: 612-436-0464

or visit: textilecentermn.org/product/snow-dyeing-%E2%80%A2-january-20-21/

 

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Walker Art Center Jewelry + Accessory Makers Mart
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Walker Art Center Jewelry + Accessory Makers Mart

Mingle with the makers while shopping for beautiful jewelry and stylish accessories—the perfect fall pick-me-up! Bring a friend and enjoy this not-to-be-missed Walker Shop event featuring some 30 artists and designers presenting their original, hand-crafted pieces. Walker members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Artists include:  Bird Industries, Willa Burke, Yen Chee, Nicole Collodoro, Forefolk Studio, Madison Holler, Farida Hughes Scarves, INDIGO & SNOW, Karin Jacobson, Jlux.co, Annika Kaplan, Britta Kauppila, Tia Keobounpheng, Emily Kisa Design, Les Bags, Makwa Studio, Julie Meyer Handbags, Robin Ann Meyer Scarves, Milkhaus Design, Meghan Nelson, Beth Novak, Robyne Robinson, Scarf Shop, Erin Smith, Barbara Stellmach, Amy Torello, Vikse Jewelry, Helen Wang, and Wazo Design.

The mart takes place in the Skyline Room from 11 am to 5 pm. Walker members are invited to a special mimosa preview at 10 am.

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INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP

Come learn how to make a natural indigo vat + a handful of traditional and contemporary shibori techniques. (Shibori is the ancient Japanese form of resist dyeing that creates beautiful designs and patterns). You will have the opportunity to dye a silk scarf, a cotton gauze scarf and a large linen square that you can transform into a pillow, a wall hanging or use for furushiki.

Participants may bring 1-2 additional items to dye with indigo.

INDIGO + SHIBORI WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 28, 10 - 4 P.M.

CASKET ARTS BLDG.

STUDIO 221 (IN THE STUDIO OF INDIGO & SNOW)

681 17th AVE. NE

MPLS.

$95.

Note: an additional supply list will be provided to students.

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UNIQUE MPLS.
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

UNIQUE MPLS.

SHOP LOCAL + SUPPORT INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS

ONE DAY OF LOCAL SHOPPING AND COMMUNITY FUN! COME TO UNIQUE MINNEAPOLIS TO MEET AND DISCOVER MORE THAN 60 INDEPENDENT, LOCAL DESIGNERS AND MAKERS SELLING HOME GOODS, CLOTHING, BATH PRODUCTS, CHILDREN'S GOODS, AND SO MUCH MORE! PLUS ENJOY PHOTO BOOTH FUN FROM THE LIMEBOOTH, AND COME SIT DOWN AND MAKE A GREAT DIY PROJECT FOR FREE WITH US.

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & FACEBOOK FOR SNEAK PEEKS! #UNIQUEMINNEAPOLIS

WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 10AM - 2PM

WHERE: MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER,
ExhIbit hall b

COST: Free! But RSVP HERE

 

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Mill City Farmers Market
Sep
9
8:00 AM08:00

Mill City Farmers Market

Save the date!

September 9th is our last Market of the season --- we hope you can swing by and say hello! Shop our end of season SUMMER SALE and can snag a sweet deal 25% - 50% OFF! There will also be samples and other one-of-a-kind gems. Come early for the best selection. For more details on parking and other Market info visit millcityfarmersmarket.org
 

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INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP
Jul
15
to Jul 16

INDIGO + CLAY RESIST WORKSHOP

Learn how to make a natural indigo vat using Michel Garcia’s recipe and how to make a clay resist to hand-paint and block-print your designs. Students will have an opportunity to explore indigo dyeing and this ancient technique using a handful of fibers including bamboo, Kona cotton, linen, and silk. Students are encouraged to bring textiles from home and are welcomed to incorporate their own designs into class work. Materials fee $30, payable to the instructor. 

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ZERO WASTE INDIGO WORKSHOP
Jun
17
11:00 AM11:00

ZERO WASTE INDIGO WORKSHOP

LEARN HOW TO MAKE A NATURAL INDIGO VAT + REDUCE, RE-PURPOSE, RE-IMAGINE ALL IN ONE WORKSHOP: HERE'S AN OPPORTUNITY TO BRING IN WHITE OR NEUTRAL COLORED CLOTHING THAT IS STAINED AND AS A RESULT NO LONGER WORN

RATHER THAN HAVE THESE ITEMS BE DESTINED FOR THE LANDFILL (BECAUSE LET'S FACE IT, IF IT'S STAINED YOU CAN'T DONATE THEM TO GOODWILL EITHER) IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY TO DYE THEM WITH INDIGO SO THEY ARE BACK IN ACTION AGAIN AND BETTER THAN EVER!

PARTICIPANTS MAY BRING 4-6 ITEMS OF CLOTHING TO DYE WITH INDIGO

PLEASE BRING CLOTHING MADE FROM NATURAL FIBERS I.E. COTTON, HEMP, LINEN, BAMBOO, RAYON, (ANY CELLULOSE FIBERS) OR PROTEIN FIBERS I.E. AS SILK.

 

ZERO WASTE INDIGO WORKSHOP

JUNE 17, 9 - 2 P.M.

IN THE STUDIO OF INDIGO & SNOW

STUDIO 221

CASKET ARTS BLDG.

681 17th AVE. NE

MPLS.

$75.

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