Course details

Course code

SC-IND-0004

Start date

tbc

Course length

6 hours

Mode of study

Face to face

Location

Britannia Mill, Derby Campus

Lecture/workshop days - dates/times

tbc

Course description

During this workshop, you will learn how to dye various resist pattern materials using indigo and woad. You will gain knowledge in the following areas:

Structure, certificates and assessment

We'll start with an hour-long seminar which will introduce you to the topic and outline what activities you'll be undertaking. During the six hours, we'll demonstrate various techniques, including:

You will then get the chance to try these techniques out for yourself, starting with identifying fibres/materials and indigo dye sources - both natural (indigo and woad) and synthetic - and moving on to patterning and dyeing your different samples in different baths.

You will complete the process by removing resists and cleaning your samples and we'll then end with a final group critical review to analyse and discuss the results - successes and failures - and to consider the sustainability and ethics of the different dye methods used.

There is no certificate or assessment for this workshop.

Benefits

You will:

Fees and funding

£108

How to apply

If you wish to make an enquiry about this course, please contact Bev Reardon at b.reardon@derby.ac.uk.

We are no longer accepting applications for this short course, please refer to our short courses page for other opportunities. 
 
Please contact our Enquiry Team for more information.
 
E: marketing@derby.ac.uk

Who will teach you

Dr Kate Wells
Programme leader

Kate is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion and Textiles.

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