ONLINE: Indigo and Shibori At Home

ONLINE: Indigo and Shibori At Home (3 Weeks)

Level: Beginner/Advanced Beginner

Price: LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Lab Fee: $10.00

Class Description

Explore the fascinating history and techniques of Indigo dye, online. Learn how to build and maintain your own Indigo vat, apply shibori resist techniques to silk and cotton and see visual resources and samples of this exceptional dye. Please note that Indigo is extremely messy and is not food-safe. We recommend working somewhere that is mess friendly like a basement or outdoors. You will also need access to water from a slop sink or garden hose. Class kit includes everything you will need to get started. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.

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Student Information

Ages 13 and up, are welcome to register for this class.


Optional $10 Kit includes:

  • 2 gallon bucket with lid
  • Pre-reduced Indigo crystals
  • Thiox
  • Some cotton fabric
  • Some silk fabric
  • Some rubber bands
  • Some popsicle sticks
  • Some crochet thread 


Supplies students need:

  • A mess friendly place to work
  • Access to running water
  • Towels that can be stained
  • An Indigo only wooden spoon or dowel
  • Optional: additional, larger bucket with lid
  • Optional: Clothes pins

This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom (, and register your email address prior to your first class.

You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions, including a unique URL and meeting code to join the class at least 1 day before the start of the class. If you do not receive an email from your instructor or registered within 24 hours of the first scheduled class, please contact the front desk ASAP.

Class cancellations can happen if enrollment minimums are not met 2 days prior to the first class. If your class is canceled, you will be contacted via phone or email.

If your class comes with a required or optional kit:  All kits will be available for contactless pick-up the weekend prior to the session's start date. Please call before picking up to confirm that the kit is ready.