Introduction to Natural Dyes: Shibori Technique + Indigo Dye Bath with Color Wheel on Saturday April 14


Introduction to Natural Dyes: Shibori Technique + Indigo Dye Bath with Color Wheel on Saturday April 14


Hosted by POST + Color Wheel Collective

Saturday April 14th from 2 to 3pm

Mimosas and silk scarves make for a perfect Saturday afternoon!

Learn the basics of Indigo dyeing and the Japanese art of Shibori. During this afternoon workshop we will fold, tie, and use resist methods to create unique designs on silk scarves. Each scarf will be hand-dyed in a beautiful blue vat of natural indigo. Color Wheel Collective has grown, harvested, and processed their own indigo to create dye for this event. 

Everyone will leave this make + take workshop with a silk scarf of their own creation!

Color Wheel is an organization that connects community and environment by exploring the history, science, and art of natural color making. Color Wheel is based in South-East Michigan, and is currently hosting a garden at Cranbrook House and Gardens. They will soon be hosting a dye garden here right at POST.

  • No experience necessary
  • This class is open to ages 14+
  • All materials are provided
  • Includes 1 silk scarf, dye bath, shibori tools and instruction
  • Refreshments will be served!

Please note:

Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly!

All workshops are held at POST - 14500 Kercheval Detroit, MI 48215

On-street parking is free and plentiful


POST Workshop Rules:

Please arrive on time or a little early to settle in and look around before the class begins.

All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to the workshop. POST assumes no liability for accidents or injuries. Create at your own risk.

Please let us know if you have a need for any accommodations that we can plan for in advance; including special needs, severe allergies, and/or making the space functional for those with physical limitations, etc. Our goal is to make our space open, safe, and inviting to all.


Cancellation Policy:

Please note that workshop registrations are not refundable. If you need to cancel, you must do so 7 days prior to the workshop in order to receive a POST credit for another workshop on our schedule. Space is limited and the classes are carefully planned to accommodate a certain number of attendees. Due to the cost of purchasing and preparing materials, we are unable to offer full refunds. Your spot may be transferred to a friend though - just call and let us know if someone will be taking your spot.

In the event of low registration, workshops may be cancelled by POST 2 days prior to the class. In the case of a cancellation, we will contact all participants with the option of rescheduling or a full refund.