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DIY Shibori Workshop


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Set aside your laptop, phone and other tech and learn the Japanese traditional art of Shibori dyeing!

There are currently no dates available for this workshop, please get in touch at sales@upcyclestudio.com.au to register your interest for the next one!

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DIY Shibori Workshop

In this workshop, your guide, Anne Foy, will show you what it takes to Shibori!

What is Included?

The vast dyeing knowledge passed on to you by an experienced and well-travelled guide.

An overall relaxing, learning experience with other nature-lovers.

And, of course, socialising over Wine and Cheese!

What you'll Learn

Learn what can be used in the Shibori dyeing process.

Cover all the basics to get you started and skyrocket your inspiration in Shibori dyeing.

The skills to Shibori again and again!

How to embelish your project

What do you need to bring?

An apron and/or wear comfortable clothes which can be splashed on.

Closed in shoes.

Do you need any experience?

This is a beginner's class so no experience is required. All ages welcome (although please keep in mind hot water is involved).

Introducing your Guide into the world of Natural Dyeing:

Hi, my name is Anne Foy and I have explored various textile techniques over the years (some of them quite toxic). I have been drawn to the importance of chemical-free dyeing which has led me to travel widely to learn from people who have dedicated years to researching traditional dyeing. This includes in:

  • 2014 - Claudy Jongsta in Holland
  • 2015 - Aboubakar Fofana (from Mali / Paris) in Sydney
  • 2016 - the World Shibori Symposium in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 2017 - Irit Dulman (from Israel) in Spain

I work from my home studio using natural dyes with shibori, felting, eco-painting and spinning raw fibres.

The Details:

When:There are currently no dates available for this workshop, please get in touch at sales@upcyclestudio.com.au to register your interest for the next one!

Where: Upcycle Studio at Precinct 75, Suite 8.02, 70 Edith Street, St Peters, NSW, 2044.

You can enter via 70 Edith Street or 75 Mary Street, however the Studio is closer to the Edith Street entrance. The Studio is on the ground level of Building 8.

Parking: For weekend or day workshops, parking is available both on Edith Street and on-site, behind Building 8 in Precinct 75's main carpark.

For weekday evening workshops, it is recommended to park in the onsite carpark mentioned previously as the Edith Street entrance gates get locked of an evening so you may have a long walk around the outside of the Precinct if you parked on Edith Street.

Uber / Taxi: Ubers, Taxis and Hire Cars can drop you off at either our 70 Edith Street or 75 Mary Street entries. Taxis and Hire cars are always close by, simply choose 70 Edith Street or 75 Mary Street, St Peters when you order a pick up. (Upcycle Studio is closer to the 70 Edith Street entance)

Train: Approx. 6-12 min walk (950 meters) from Sydenham Station or approx. 10-13 min walk (1.1 km) from St Peters Station.

Bus: Buses run regularly along the Princes Hwy and stop near the other end of Edith St, and is a short walk from there to Precinct 75.

Cycling: For cyclists, there are dedicated bike racks in four easy to find locations throughout Precinct 75.

Wheelchair accessible: Yes, the Studio is on the ground level with a ramp down into the room.

Toilets available: Yes, located very close to our Studio entrance.

Terms and Conditions

Please choose dates and workshops carefully as the workshops are non-refundable although they can be transferrred to a friend who can take your place if you are unable to make it. All workshop bookings must be paid in full to reserve your seat before the workshops commencment.

All equipment and materials will be provided during the workshop, unless otherwise stated within the details of the specific workshop. Colour and texture choices, where applicable, will be at the discretion of the workshop's Guide.

Workshops may be subject to cancellation, if the minimum numbers of seats are not met. You will be offered a full refund or a credit to attend an alternative date or workshop of the same value in the event that this occurs.

While attending any workshop, it is your responsibility to ensure that you follow all safety precautions and requirements during the workshop. Upcycle Studio holds no personal liability or responsibility for any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property, or any physical injuries obtained during the workshop. By attending a workshop, you agree in holding full responsibility and liability for any damages, injuries to parties involved and physical and/or personal property that may occur during the workshop.

And lastly, and most importantly, don't forget to bring a smile and your happy self so you can fully soak in the enjoyment this evening will bring of making, relaxing, mindfulness and socialising. Can't wait to see you here!

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