Happy Mondays: Batik- Shades of Indigo

Mon 13 January, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Opening times: 7pm

Venue: Loughborough Students' Union

3 deposit

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For Loughbrough University Students only.

Batik – the art of patterning fabric with successive layers of wax resist and dye.

Indigo dye is one of the most fascinating processes involving complete immersion of the cloth, coming out a vibrant shade of green before oxidisation turns it to the familiar shade of blue, ranging from subtle denim to rich, deep blues.

Students are invited to bring along old T shirts and other items of clothing (must be made of natural fibres, so cotton is ideal) to transform using this ancient textile technique.

Learners will be guided through all stages from design to completion.

All equipment, tools and inspirational materials are provided. Please wear old or protective clothing for this workshop.

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Loughborough University Arts

Martin Hall Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

luarts@lboro.ac.uk

01509 222 948