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Project Name: Shibori

Generate art using the ancient dying process of Shibori.  In this project, you will use Indigo dye, 100% cotton material of your choice and different techniques of binding.

Check out last year’s Shibori post to get some ideas.  Complete searches on Pinterest, Google, and Youtube for more information.

Guidelines for this project:

  • Use class time wisely
  • Develop a design for your product, plan how to generate the design, execute the plan.
  • Shibori designs can be completed by using a variety of tools/techniques.  Complex folding, stitching, and binding methods must be utilized.  (this is not summer camp tie-dye.


  • 100% cotton
  • rubberbands, string, sewing needles, popsicle sticks, etc.
  • Indigo Dye vat
  • Rubber Gloves
  • warm water bin
  • drops