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Textile Arts Center
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
26 W 8th St
Btwn 5th Ave & MacDougal St
New York, New York 10011 Greenwich Village, Manhattan
26 W 8th St
Btwn 5th Ave & MacDougal St
New York, New York 10011
via Subway: F/B/D/A/C/M trains to West 4 R train to 8 St 6 train to Astor Place
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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...
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This TAC at Home workshop introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. We’ll cover the basics of preparing fibers, extracting color from plant materials, and using mordants in our first session. Students will be able to use this information for 2-4 hours of at-home dyeing before our second session of...
Thursday Jun 4th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Learn the ancient Japanese art of Shibori or indigo tie-dye. First students will learn techniques for tying, folding, and dipping your fabric. Then students will learn how to prepare a vat of indigo. Due to social distancing this workshop will be a virtual workshop. I recommend setting it up in a place where you can get a little messy (due to...
Saturday Jun 13th, 12pm - 2pm Eastern Time
Forage for your dye from nature, grow some in your garden, or grab from your kitchen! In this class we'll discuss why we need to properly prep our fabrics, use natural materials to get lasting colors, and how to use modifiers to change shades or fix your work. Even some shibori and bundle dyeing. Each student will get to dye...
Wednesday Jun 3rd, 6:30pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time
Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori with indigo dye in this beginner class. We start, learning how to begin your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding, tieing and binding resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around...
Tuesday Jun 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
In this one night workshop, students learn the basics of creating an all organic indigo dye vat, and how to dye with it. Fabric will be provided, but feel free to bring along some light colored natural fabrics to experiment with (cotton, linen, wool, etc)! The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment....
Tuesday Jun 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
This two day intensive introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...
Saturday Jul 11th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
In this one night workshop, students learn the basics of extracting color from plants for accessible and sustainable naturally-dyed fabric. We'll explore the Bundle Dyeing technique of directly imprinting fabric with the petals, leaves, and roots of dye plants to create beautiful patterns. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring along...
Thursday Jun 4th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
In this 3 hour workshop, students will learn the chemical processes behind dyeing with rust. Students will be supplied fabric to dye for this class, but please feel free to bring along any additional light colored natural fabrics to experiment with (cotton, linen, wool, etc). The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low...
Tuesday Jun 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
In this shibori dyeing class, open to beginners or returning Beginner Shibori students, we will focus on Itajime techniques. These focus on using folding and blocks to create tradition Japanese fabric patterns. Learn the difference between triangle, grid and the lovely ways to fold to create pieces that resemble mandalas.We start...
Wednesday Jun 3rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
In this 12-hour class, students will be introduced to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary...
Tuesday Jun 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Rusty objects don't need to be thrown away! Learn how to use them to dye your fabric in this quick fun workshop. Students will learn several techniques on how to use natural forming iron oxide creatively, how to treat your fabrics, and the fun you can have when natural dyes are added. Class runs about 2 hours. Materials provided. Students are welcome...
Sunday Jun 7th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time
Suminagashi is the Japanese art of marbling by floating ink on the surface of water. In this class, students learn the basics of this centuries-old monoprint technique, including the tools and materials it requires and the ideology shaping suminagashi practice up to the present. Students will develop a suite of patterns on paper and fabric using...
Thursday Jun 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
Explore dyeing with nature, specifically using the magical bundle dye methods. In this workshop we talk about mordants and modifiers and how they relate to this particular dye method. 3 different pots will be prepared so that students can experiment the many ways you can use heat, steam, and minerals to bring different results and change the colors...
Tuesday Jun 30th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
In this intermediate class, part 2 in my series, you will learn how to balance a vat that's already been started and get into more difficult shibori techniques and fine tune what you have already learned. More difficult techniques are shown like Tatsumaki, Miura, Yanagi and Kumo. As well as Nui, a beginner stitch resist. NOW with a fun addition...
Wednesday Jun 17th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time
This is an intermediate class, part 3 in my series, were we'll focus on stitching fabrics to form designs. Nui, Ori-Nui, Maki-Nui, Karamatsu, Guntai, capping, and Boshi will be shown. Those who are familiar with hand stitching and are interested in all natural "Real" indigo are welcome to attend. An all natural batch of indigo will...
Thursday Jun 18th, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Focusing on plant derived natural indigo, students in this intensive workshop will prepare two indigo vats for dyeing both protein and cellulose fibers. We’ll create an array of swatches and explore resist dyeing techniques reliant on the particular working qualities of indigo. Fabric will be provided, but feel free to bring along some light colored...
Sunday Jul 26th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time
Shibori is an ancient Japanese resist-dye technique that involves creasing, folding, stitching, binding and knotting the fabric previously to dyeing to create beautiful and well defined patterns. In this morning class, students will learn the basics of shibori resist techniques, as well as how to dye their samples. Please Note: All materials...
Sunday Jun 21st, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time
Learn the traditional art of shibori dye techniques and magical indigo dye in this extended session. Normally booked individually, this is a special intensive that will meet once a week for a month, allowing for more techniques and skills to be demonstrated and more time to accomplish them! Day 1 Intro class will focus on creating the indigo vat using...
Thursday Jul 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
In this class, student of all levels will gain confidence using fiber reactive dyes (Procion), with all the color options they have to offer. Students will learn a variety of dyeing techniques such as immersion dyeing, direct application, tie-dye, hand painting, and basics on dyes, chemicals, and additives while focusing on how to mix and blend colors...
Tuesday Jul 14th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Not just for tie-dye! Fiber reactive dyes are amazing because they bond with your fabric to create saturated, light fast, long lasting color. And not only that, you can use them in soooo many fun ways. Take this class and learn all the tricks! We'll experiment with Low Immersion, Dye Baths, Dipping, Mottled, Fun in a Bag, Ice/Snow...
Sunday Jun 28th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time
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