Itajime (Weekend Intensive)

Textile Arts Center - Brooklyn Studio

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
Brooklyn Studio 505 Carroll St BrooklynNY  11215
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
Brooklyn Studio 505 Carroll St BrooklynNY  11215

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What's Included

In this 12 hour class, students will explore the japenese resist dyeing technique of itajime. Itajime is a shaped resist technique in which the fabric is "sandwiched" between to shapes, hold together with clamps or string. Students will learn how to create different designs using different shapes, and different colors. Students will also be introduced to the basics of fiber reactive dyes (Procion). Our classes are designed to focus on a learned skill rather than a final product. At TAC, our mission is to provide skills and knowledge for a lifetime! All materials for sample making and learning the technique are included. Any additional materials will need to be supplied by the student based on their vision. Students have access to Open Studio time for free for the duration of the class, to put their new knowledge to practice.

About This Organizer

Textile Arts Center aspires to unify and empower the textile community, and advocate for the handmade. 


Textile Arts Center (TAC) is a NYC-based resource facility dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of textiles through creative educational programs for children and adults. At TAC, we aspire to unify the textile community and advocate for the handmade by providing accessible, skills-based classes that reinvigorate engagement with traditional crafts. Techniques like weaving, sewing, and dyeing are practical, connective, and process-driven -- common denominators for designers, artists, and creative practitioners around the world. Because these activities are so widely used, they help to foster community and bring creativity back into our daily lives. They are part of our collective history and vital to our ongoing expressions of design, art, and culture. 

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Brooklyn Studio 505 Carroll St BrooklynNY  11215
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