Come and explore the magic of Indigo, a natural dye used for centuries around the world to create the distinctive blue you might recognize from blue jeans or denim. In this workshop we will explore techniques derived from the Japanese resist-dying technique called Shibori, which produces amazing patterned results from pale to deep blue. Participants will receive a piece of organic cotton to work with, and all supplies needed to create a beautiful piece of wearable art.
Caroline Ballhorn is a Vancouver-based artist, designer, and creative facilitator with a background in sculpture, print-making, drawing, textile-based and social/community-based/participatory creative work. She is an avid paper enthusiast, with a strong opinion about pastry crusts and pies of all sorts. When she’s away from Tin Can Studio you can find her singing with a local indie rock choir, or touring the world as a back-up singer. She received her BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2010.