Workshops

Shibori and Indigo Dye Techniques

Want to host a shibori workshop?  I’m available for hire!  I can cater to schools and private events.  Please contact me at katherine.p.eggleston@gmail.com with any questions.

Intro to Indigo Shibori Workshop

Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00-4:30pm
Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Participants will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 4 sm /med articles of white, pre-washed 100% cotton, linen, silk, or wool (i.e. scarf, t-shirt) to dye, rubber gloves, and a $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration is open. $40 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: Z6981A) or register online.
Clayton Park Activity Center – Imalaystown, NJ

Intro to Indigo Shibori Workshop

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 1:00-4:30pm
Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Participants will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 4 sm /med articles of white, pre-washed 100% cotton, linen, silk, or wool (i.e. scarf, t-shirt) to dye, rubber gloves, and a $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration is open. $40 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: Z6881A) or register online.
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center – Lincroft, NJ

To Dye For: Indigo Shibori Workshop

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00am-2:30pm
Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Students will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 5-10 small/medium pre-washed, light-colored, 100% natural fiber items (scarves, t-shirts, napkins, etc) to dye. Please also bring long cuffed rubber gloves and $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston, and wear clothes that can get dirty.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration opens in February.  $45 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: ZAH82A)
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center – Lincroft, NJ

Intro to Indigo Shibori Workshop

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 10:00am-4:00pm
Join me for a 6 hour indigo dyeing experience using shibori techniques!  Here is the materials list for the course and other details.  To register, please visit the Visual Arts Center of NJ website.  $100 per person plus a $30 materials fee.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.  Here is the materials list required for the workshop.
Visual Arts Center of NJ – Summit, NJ

To Dye For: Indigo Shibori Workshop

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:00am-2:30pm
Discover the beauty of shibori, a series of Japanese resist dye techniques, which creates unique patterns on fabric by folding, binding, and sewing. Students will produce an array of designs dyed in beautiful indigo. Please bring 5-10 small/medium pre-washed, light-colored, 100% natural fiber items (scarves, t-shirts, napkins, etc) to dye. Please also bring long cuffed rubber gloves and $5.00 material fee payable to instructor Kate Eggleston, and wear clothes that can get dirty.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration opens February.  $45 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: ZAJ82A)
Clayton Park Activity Center – Imalaystown, NJ

New! Shibori Sampler

Six Week Workshop: Wednesdays, April 11-May 16, 2018 at 11:00am-1:00pm
During this six week workshop, students will dye with indigo and sew a mini quilt/wall hanging. Students will create a sampler of nine blocks showcasing a variety of Japanese resist dye techniques (shibori) including itajime (folding/clamping), ori nui (stitch resist), and arashi (pole wrapping). Class includes all materials. Please also bring long cuffed rubber gloves and wear clothes that can get dirty.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration opens February.  $150 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: ZAN82A)
Clayton Park Activity Center – Imalaystown, NJ

New! Indigo Drop in and Dye Studio

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:30-9:30pm
This open studio time is for students that have already taken the Intro to Indigo Shibori dye class or have had experience with the process. Students are encouraged (but not required) to prep their pieces ahead of time and are limited to 10 small to medium sized prewashed items made from natural fibers only (napkins, t-shirts, scarves, shift dress, yardage, etc). Please also bring long cuffed rubber gloves and wear clothes that can get dirty. Binding materials such as rubber bands, clamps, thread, needles, pvc, etc will be available for use. Instructor Kate Eggleston will be glad to assist you should you have any questions.  Adults 18+, all levels welcome.
Registration opens in February. $35 per person.
Call to register: 732-842-4000, ext. 1  (Registration code: ZAM82A)
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center – Lincroft, NJ