Two-day Natural Indigo Masterclass 13 + 14 January 2022 POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE.

Thursday January 13th:

10:00 – 17:00 – lunch included

Friday January 14th: 

10:00 – 17:00 – lunch included

Blue Print Studio
Hoofdweg 6 Lijnden

Tram distance from Amsterdam.



This workshop is postponed till more is clear reg. the Covid measures.

During the two-day Natural Indigo Masterclass you will be fully indulged in Natural Indigo and traditional Japanese Shibori pattern techniques.


Day 1 – Learn how to make a natural indigo vat step by step.

Together we will dive into the theory & history of indigo, and we will learn how to make and mantain an indigo vat, step by step.

After a lovely and healthy lunch, we will learn all about the traditional Japanese Shibori techniques, and we apply them to your chosen product or fabric.

We will transform the knowledge about indigo and Shibori into action by making our own scarf or canvas bag, using the Shibori technique. When the scarfs and canvas bags are ready, we will learn how to dye these in natural indigo, without damaging the indigo vat.


Day 2 – Rice paste, stencils & Katazome

Day 2 will start with getting answers to all questions you might have left after day 1.

When there are no indigo-related left, we will start working with Rice paste and stencils, and we will create our own unique patterns on fabric by using the traditional Japanese Katazome technique.

After another lovely lunch, we will make a final product, using the techniques we have learnt before. We can either combine some of the techniques, or for instance dye a piece of clothing you brought along.