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Lightcatcher Building Studio

250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

June 2019

Katazome Dye & Tie Two-Day Workshop with Seiko Purdue

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building Studio, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$60 – $75

Katazome (rice paste resist stencil dyeing) is one of several traditional, Japanese textile techniques and is a basic kimono dyeing process. Derived from the Japanese word kata, meaning stencil, and some, meaning dye, katazome has been practiced in the regions of Kyoto, Kaga, Tokyo, and Okinawa for a long time. It has been used for noren (door way curtains) and furoshiki (wrapping cloth), as well as for fine arts such as large-scale paintings. During this two-day Japanese textile workshop, artist and university professor…

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Katazome Dye & Tie Two-Day Workshop with Seiko Purdue

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building Studio, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$60 – $75

Katazome (rice paste resist stencil dyeing) is one of several traditional, Japanese textile techniques and is a basic kimono dyeing process. Derived from the Japanese word kata, meaning stencil, and some, meaning dye, katazome has been practiced in the regions of Kyoto, Kaga, Tokyo, and Okinawa for a long time. It has been used for noren (door way curtains) and furoshiki (wrapping cloth), as well as for fine arts such as large-scale paintings. During this two-day Japanese textile workshop, artist and university professor…

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July 2019

Clothes to Quilts Workshop with Luke Haynes

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building Studio, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$145 – $160

Join modern quilt artist Luke Haynes for a modern abstract quilting workshop suitable for all abilities—from beginners to experts. Students are asked to bring clothing or fabrics that hold a personal meaning to the workshop to be honored in the form of a quilt (college t-shirts, old baby clothes, etc.). Haynes will lead participants in a series of fabric “deconstruction,” in which students are given “permission to play” and proceed to cut the fabric into various abstract-shaped pieces. The cut…

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Hand Quilting Intro and Inspiration Workshop with Marla Varner

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building Studio, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$60 – $75

Hand Quilting Workshop: Intro and Inspiration with Marla Varner In this workshop, we will explore ways to add texture, line, and color to your quilts using hand quilting, fiber artist Marla Varner’s favorite way to finish a quilt! You will be introduced to basic hand quilting techniques and learn about a variety of threads, needles, batting, hoops, thimbles, and other tools. Hand quilting is a very simple process, and once you know the basics you can begin practicing and develop…

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