This is unlike your regular tie-dye summer class! Level-up your tie-dyeing knowledge in this Itajime Shibori Dyeing workshop, from learning the basics of dyeing to a small introduction to the Japanese art of Itajime shibori dyeing. Implement different pleating, blocking, and shaped-resist techniques to achieve one-of-a-kind hand dyed patterns. Learn the steps from preparing the fabric, mixing the dye bath, and folding variations. Each participant will have 3 yards of fabric to work on during the class!

The three-hour session will cover the following topics:

  • Supplies & Materials
  • Fabric Manipulation (Pleating, Folding and Blocking)
  • Washout
  • Designing and Application

No prior orientation or knowledge about dyeing is required.

Available session date for October at our Makati studio– Unit 302, 926 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road, behind New World Hotel), Makati:

  • October 20, (Saturday) 9AM to 12NN

Session fee is PHP 2,300. All materials will be provided. Each participant will bring home their dyed scarves and fabrics.
What to wear: Clothes you wouldn’t mind staining with dye. What to bring: Participants may also bring their own light colored (natural) fabrics (cotton, hemp, linen preferably) to dye.


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About the Instructor

18425209_10155722818898465_1588820188470242464_nYana Ofrasio ( @yana.ofrasio ) is a graphic designer, muralist, and dyer. Her recent works focus on developing unique patterns using the Japanese Shibori Dyeing techniques and Philippine Natural Dyeing methods to highlight the distinctive Filipino character and identity through colors and design.







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  1. Kelly
    November 28, 2016

    I’d like to join the next one please

    • Yana Ofrasio
      January 31, 2017

      Hi, Kelly. We’ll be having one again this February 11, if you’re still interested. Thanks!