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    Adire: West African Dyeing

    Presented by at Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts

    June 22 - June 23, 2013


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    Adire: West African Dyeing

    Create Aso Adire (indigo-dyed fabric) using resist and dyeing techniques from the Yoruba culture of West Africa. We will celebrate the blending of this traditional art form with a contemporary vision. We will create textiles that will pulse with geometric shapes, patterns, rhythms and improvisation. This resist dyeing method enlivens traditional garments and popular modern wearable art. Learn about its designs and how to achieve them using...

    Create Aso Adire (indigo-dyed fabric) using resist and dyeing techniques from the Yoruba culture of West Africa. We will celebrate the blending of this traditional art form with a contemporary vision. We will create textiles that will pulse with geometric shapes, patterns, rhythms and improvisation. This resist dyeing method enlivens traditional garments and popular modern wearable art. Learn about its designs and how to achieve them using wax, string, beads, cotton and rayon rabric and procion dyes.


    Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts

    24 Eliot St. PO Box 300351
    Boston, MA 02130

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    Admission Info:

    $200


    General Day and Time Info:

    10:00 AM


    phone: 617-524-3313


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