Indigo Dyeing Class – From Seed to Dye

  • 08/13/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the process of indigo dyeing with Debbie Jircik!

Circle of Life Studio – Eagle River
3720 Gaffney Drive
Eagle River, WI  54521

Thursday, August 13     10 – 4 pm

Adults $75

All materials supplied. No experience necessary.

Payment/registration deadline:  Aug 6

Learn about the magic of indigo, its plant sources and how to make and maintain a 1-2-3 fermentation vat. Starting with fresh leaf Japanese indigo dyeing on silk scarves, we will then create an organic vat with powdered indigo to do simple shibori resist techniques on a cotton bandana. Learn about the process of growing Japanese indigo, which will grow in our northern climate.

For ease of social distancing, students will enjoy the beautiful outdoor dye gardens and studio of artist Debbie Jircik.  Easy to get to, just south of Eagle River.

Instructor does require students to wear their masks.

Students should bring a bag lunch to class. 
Dress for wet mess  and please bring an apron or smock.

Instructor Bio:
Debbie Jircik – Eagle River artist/hand papermaker and student of natural dyes.  She has spent the past six years learning about growing and dyeing with indigo.

No refunds will be given after the deadline date.    


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