2-DAY STITCHED SHIBORI (France) 10 – 11 Sept 2020

In this workshop you’ll design and create linear and textural patterns using traditional Japanese techniques of Shiborizome. You’ll learn to hand sew, pleat, bind and resist fabric to create planned patterns and you’ll be able to dye all your projects in an organic indigo vat.

It will be a relaxed and hands-on experience where you’d create various projects to take home whilst learning the skills to be able to explore further by yourself in the future.

L’Atelier de Mademoiselle C

English with French translation

9:00 – 17:00

Materials inclusive

All bookings through ateliermademoisellec@gmail.com


Day 1, Lines

Review and design of linear patterns

Traditional hand sewn pleating

Binding variations and resists

Organic indigo dyeing

Day 2, Textures

Review of different stitches for different effects

Binding variations and resists

Free design and execution of simple or more complex patterns

Organic indigo dyeing

* This workshop is aimed for students, professionals or textiles and natural dyes enthusiasts. Different levels of experience will be catered for.


About the location

L’atelier de Mademoiselle C

Former script reader and knitting designer, Caroline Cochet Aka Mademoiselle C has set up a dyeing workspace 30km away from Bordeaux in the French countryside.  She learned indigo dyeing in Japan and keep looking for her « True Blue » which is both dark and full of light.  Indigo dyeing.

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