Natural Indigo, Upcycled Clothing & Fabric Dyeing with Daren Redman
Saturday, September 24, 2022
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Bring your own upcycled, used t-shirts and linens and dye them with indigo in this free workshop presented by “Form, Not Function” artist Daren Redman. You will be able to turn indigo blue up to 3 cotton t-shirts (long sleeve or short sleeve) and any small cuts of fabric you want to bring. All dyes and supplies are included. Wash all of your t-shirts and fabrics before the class in hot water and any laundry detergent. T-shirts can be pale in color and don’t have to be white. Shop in your closet or at Goodwill or your local resale/antique shop. See list below. This workshop is open to ages 13 and up. Registration is required and limited to 20 students.
*We recommend that anyone under age 16 attend with an accompanying adult.
Workshop attendees should bring:
3 cotton t-shirts (long sleeve or short sleeve)
And/or Fabric that is 100 % cotton, wool, linen or silk in Fat Quarter sized cuts.
And/or antique linens, like tea towels, dinner napkins, table runners or handkerchiefs.
1 – pack of #10 rubber bands (Staples Store – 40 in a pack) or CVS (Caliber Assorted Sizes)
Rubber gloves – the dishwashing type
Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting blue indigo dye on.
Lunch and a beverage.
Daren Redman has been dyeing and teaching indigo and fiber reactive dyes for the past seven years. She was a juror in this year’s “Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie” exhibition and a past artist. She has been a Quilt National artist for the past four exhibits in Athens, Ohio. She has taught indigo workshops at the Carnegie Center, the Grand Canyon National Park and Quilt National. You can find her website at darenredman.com.