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The Art of Shibori with Natural Dyes – Registration Required

September 15 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Try your hand at an ancient dye technique with modern day appeal! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of mordanting, natural dyeing, and designing a beautiful piece of cloth using resist-dye techniques. You will also learn the fascinating history of shibori with instructor Erin MacQuarrie. You will leave with your creation and in a week or two you will have a unique 100% silk scarf, perfect for gifting (or keeping). Please bring a pen and some scrap paper.

Instructor: Erin MacQuarrie

Erin MacQuarrie, from the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design’s (NBCCD) Textile Design program, holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree with a concentration in Media Arts and Cultures (UNB), from a joint program between UNB and NBCCD. In 2015, she was granted a Master of Arts in Fashion from Ryerson University, the only degree program of its kind in Canada dedicated to the study of fashion as an academic discipline. Erin’s areas of interest include indigenous textile traditions, natural dyeing, and sustainability. She is currently living and working in her home city of Fredericton, New Brunswick.


Do I need to bring anything the day of?

The materials fee for this workshop is $35.00 payable to the instructor the day of. Participants are encouraged to pack a lunch and water bottle. Please also bring your ticket, printed or presented to us using your mobile device.

Will I have access to the Kings Landing park with the purchase of my ticket?

No, if you wish to visit Kings Landing outside of the workshop times you will be required to purchase a pass for more information visit http://kingslanding.nb.ca/hours-and-prices/

Any other questions can be sent to the organizer Anna Mathis – annadmathis@gmail.com


September 15
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


5804 Route 102
Prince William, New Brunswick E6K 0A5 Canada
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