Indigo Dye Night
Thursday, September 1 | 6-8pm | All Ages
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Rethink your Thursday evenings with NUMU Nights! Come try your hand at our Shibori indigo dyeing vats in our MakerSpace. Explore the basics of dyeing indigo, learn new techniques and practice creating patterns and varying color depth. Muslin fabric will be provided and participants are welcome to bring their own un-dyed cotton, linen, or silk fabrics as well. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy, as indigo will stain fabrics.
Elizabeth Greer has been working with elementary and middle school students for over 15 years. She is a long-time member and past president of the Art Docents of Los Gatos. An active Maker, Elizabeth enjoys exploring the intersection of art, science and technology with students while creating projects like rockets, digital art and photography, and LED artworks in classes at NUMU and the Los Gatos Recreation Department.
Karen Harlan has been drawing, sewing and creating since childhood. She was an art director at Papyrus greeting card company for seven years and still freelances for them today. She has also been a member of the Art Docents of Los Gatos since 2007 and enjoys sharing her love of art with children.