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JUNE 13

SHIBORI + INDIGO WORKSHOP

WHY USE A PRINT SERVICE WHEN YOU CAN

CREATE YOUR OWN UNIQUE PRINT DESIGN!

 

HANDS ON SHIBORI TRAINING / CLASSROOM INDIGO DIPPING INSTRUCTION / TRADITIONAL SHIBORI TECHNIQUES / CREATE YOUR OWN SHIBORI OR INDIGO MASTERPIECE/ SHIBORI AND INDIGO EXPERTS / BPD WASHHOUSE EXPERT
FINISHING TECHNICIANS FOR ANY POST SHIBORI WASHING.

Join us for a full day of shibori stitching and indigo dyeing!
Learn how to create resist pattern and shapes on textiles by using a needle and thread.

 

Shibori
a morning of learning 4 different types of shibori resist techniques, including:

 

Kumo - pebbles and rubber bands

Itajime - blocks, clamps, rubber bands

Nui - needle and thread, small scissors, pencils

Batik - wax, stencils and brushes

Indigo
a couple of hours of dipping our prepared fabrics into the vats,
 redipping, drying and pressing

 

Sashiko
an afternoon of learning the sashiko stitch techniques, including
moyozashi (patterns) and hitomezashi (one stitch)

 

 

Each student will leave with 3-4 projects/techniques
that they will be able to wear or put into another project.

 

 

 


JUNE 7-8

DENIM 101

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BPD WASHHOUSE
924 Newark Ave   //   Jersey City, NJ

201.656.6300  //  info@bpdwashhouse.com

DAY 1:
THE MORNING BEGINS WITH A TUTORIAL OF HOW DENIM IS MADE AND AN EXPLANATION OF DENIM TERMINOLOGY. THIS INSTRUCTION WILL ALSO INCLUDE AN OUTLINE OF THE WET AND DRY PROCESS TECHNIQUES USED IN COMMERCIAL WASHHOUSES. IN THE AFTERNOON, THE HANDS ON TRAINING BEGINS. YOU WILL BE SETTING UP YOUR WASHES AND BEGIN APPLYING DRY PROCESS TECHNIQUES.

 

DAY 2:
THIS DAY IS TOTAL HANDS ON TRAINING. YOU WILL BE STONE WASHING, BLEACHING, DYEING, TINTING, TACKING, SPONGING, SPRAYING, AND HAND SANDING. YOU CAN DESIGN YOUR WASH ON OUR IN HOUSE BLANKS OR DECIDE TAKE IN YOUR OWN JEAN TO RECREATE IT TO YOUR OWN DESIRED EFFECT. YOU CAN REVIEW BPD’S VAST COLLECTION OF VINTAGE GARMENTS FOR INSPIRATION.

 

HANDS ON TRAINING / CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION / NEW TECHNIQUES / CREATE YOUR OWN JEAN / BPD WASHHOUSE EXPERT FINISHING TECHNICIANS