Beginner | 20 min
Taught by Anna Joyce
Learn how to make stunning, one-of-a-kind patterns on cotton fabric using indigo dye. Anna will show you a variety of folding, twisting, tying, and painting techniques to achieve eye-catching prints and patterns. Once your fabric has been dyed, Anna will show you how to sew your printed fabric into stylish envelope pillows. Although indigo dyeing can be done indoors, it’s a perfect way to spend time with friends outdoors on a warm, summer day.
Learn how to:
What you’ll get:
  • Learn how to use indigo dye on cotton fabric by making stunning, one-of-a-kind pattern on an envelope pillows
  • 9 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from designer Anna Joyce
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:30
Materials
00:59
Dyeing with Indigo
01:18
02:08
02:11
01:51
01:30
Remove Fabric and Rinse
03:57
00:36
Pillowcase
05:12
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Jacquard Indigo Tie Dye Kit, 5-gallon bucket with a lid, Jacquard water-based resist, Palette, Cotton twine, Wooden dowel, White quilter’s cotton for one pillow:
  • a 20” x 20” square for the front and two 20” x 14” rectangles for the back
  • Rag
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • 20" x 20" square pillow insert
  • Apron
  • Sewing machine with thread to match your indigo
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Dropcloth (for protecting floors and surfaces if working indoors)
  • Sink or hose to fill your indigo vat
  • Rack or clothesline to hang up your project to dry
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
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