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Workshop Series: Indigo Jacket


Guidance by Rosa Smits
Monday evening 7.00 – 10.00 PM
August 10, 17, 24 & 31
Level: beginner
Language: English & Dutch
Materials: included

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Learn how to make beautiful indigo patterns and create a jacket with drop sleeve from your self dyed fabric!

The first lesson introduces you to different tye-dye techniques. This technique uses folding and tyeing up fabric to create beautiful Indigo patterns. After many experiments, you choose which samples you like the most and you apply those techniques on the cutted out pattern parts for your jacket.

The following lessons are about making the garment. First you assemble an outer layer and a lining seperately. Because every pattern piece of a jacket is rectangular, it’s easy to stitch them together. However, stitching the outside and the lining together is not as simple as it seems! Follow the given steps accurately and ask Rosa for help when you need it. In the end, you have produced your own 100% organic and self dyed drop-sleeve-jacket!

About Rosa:
Rosa Smits is a textile artist/designer who graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2 018. Before, she has studied Fashion, and she gets excited when different fields like textile, fashion, philosophy and art overlap. She loves to travel and dive into textile techniques and stories from different cultures. Rosa is now a freelance artist/designer who gives several courses on a regular basis at de Steek.

What we offer:
> learning tye-dye techniques through experimenting
> tools for experimenting and a natural, on forehand prepared Indigo bath 
> material: organic cotton: a thicker outlayer and thinner lining 
> Jacket patterns
> coffee, tea and something sweet
> 4 x 3 hours of professional guidance by Rosa Smits

NOTE: This course can be given in Dutch and English. Beginners are also welcome to this workshop. (just make sure you know how the sewing machine works, so otherwise take one normal sewing lesson before you start) Different sizes are available (and adjustable).


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