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Course: Introduction to Natural Dyeing - Indigo & Shibouri

National Waterfront Museum
29 February 2020, 10am - 3pm
Cost £65 | £55 concession
Suitability 16+
Booking via Eventbrite

An all- day workshop exploring the ancient Japanese dye technique of Shibouri.
Led by natural dye artist and expert Cath Lewis. You will produce prints and dyes learning techniques which you will be able to use at home or in your studio. 

Cath has been working with the GRAFT team to create a new natural dye bed so this is a chance to come and see how this bed will be used in the future and how we’ll be producing our own dyes and projects from the ancient botanical skill.



What’s included?

• Light refreshments
• The price of the course includes all materials required. Aprons will be provided but you need to wear clothing that you do not mind getting a drip or two of dye on!

Please note that lunch is not included in your ticket price, but feel free to bring a packed lunch or to enjoy our onsite facilities.


This course will be held in English but we are happy to provide simultaneous translation if you would like to take part in Welsh. Please choose a ticket in your language of choice, making sure you have one ticket for each person. Please book your tickets at least one week before the event.


Our workshop space is fully accessible.

Please contact events@museumwales.ac.uk prior to booking to discuss any accessibility requirements.

Concession eligibility:  Concession eligibility: Over 60’s, Students with NUS or those in receipt of benefits

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