Textile-Painting Workshop shibori


The one-day textile workshop is part of the programme offer for the Fashion in Blue exhibition. Tradition and Contemporary Indigo in Japanese and Czech Textiles. It offers participants the opportunity to learn about the Japanese technique of shibori textile decoration. The name of the technique comes from the Japanese word shiboru, which is a term for the manipulation of fabric before dyeing. A theoretical introduction with projection will introduce this technique of sewing and tying fabrics before dyeing in a historical context. At the beginning of the practical part, participants will try sewing and tying the fabric and in the second part they will dye the textile blanks. They will take home a sampler of shibori sewing and tying techniques and an original silk scarf. Don’t miss this chance to take home a piece of art and visit the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague!

Duration 10 am – 5 pm with a lunch break 1 pm – 2 pm (use of the museum restaurant is possible).

Workshop instructor:
Ing. Alena Samohýlová works as a textile restorer at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. She studied organic chemistry at the University of Chemical Technology in Prague and her lifelong interest is natural textile material, technology and handicraft techniques of its processing, textile treatment, especially dyeing, and degradation of textile fibres. She is an experienced lecturer of textile courses.

Meeting at the museum box office.
Workshop will be primarily in Czech language.
Place: Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze, ulice 17. listopadu 2, Praha 1, Prague, Czechia
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Time: from 10 AM to 5 PM
Price: 1850 CZK
Contact: +420 778 543 900 / Recepce.info@upm.cz

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Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, 17. listopadu, Old Town, Czechia


75 EUR

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