Eco Print and Indigo Dye your Cushion Covers

Join Artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw at the Edinburgh Remakery and learn to create beautiful crisp patterns on recycled fabric in this Eco Print and Indigo Dye workshop on 10th November!

Eco Print and Indigo Dye your Cushion Covers

About Eco Print and Indigo Dye your Cushion Covers

Join Artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw at the Edinburgh Remakery and learn to create beautiful crisp patterns on recycled fabric using leaves and a steaming process before dipping it in an Indigo bath.

Eco printing is a natural process using botanical material and steam to transfer the pigment and texture of leaves onto fabrics or materials to create a beautiful pattern. No ink nor paint is used in the process and the result is stunning and unique. Indigo dyeing is a natural process using plant based dye to colour cloth in a beautiful shade of blue.

We will harvest locally collected Scottish leaves before printing on recycled cloth. We will dip the result in a bath of Indigo Dye and extract a lovely and very individual mixed dyeing result. We will spend the rest of the day stitching the cloth into a cushion cover or fabric banner.

You don’t need any special skills to tackle this workshop although basic sewing skills are always helpful. You will go home with some samples of your work on fabric as well as your beautiful and unique cushion covers.

Cloth will be supplied but if you have any old bed linen or such like ready to be recycled you would be very welcomed to bring them along.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Eco Print and Indigo Dye your Cushion Covers are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Edinburgh Remakery

Sewing Machine Skills – 2 day workshop 18th and 25th Nov 2018

Sewing Machine Skills – 2 day workshop 18th and 25th Nov 2018

18th November 2018 - 25th November 2018
The Edinburgh Remakery is holding a 2 day workshop on Sewing Machine Skills, to give a more extensive understanding of the different techniques available on modern machines.
Make your own Christmas Cards

Make your own Christmas Cards

24th November 2018
Join this creative workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery on 24th November to learn how to make your own beautiful and unique Christmas Cards out of recycled paper.
Introduction to Woodwork

Introduction to Woodwork

25th November 2018
This Introduction to Woodwork class run by The Edinburgh Remakery will teach you all the basics of how to use woodwork tools to make and repair your own furniture and interior wooden pieces.
Christmas Hand Embroidery Decoration Workshop

Christmas Hand Embroidery Decoration Workshop

1st December 2018
Learn the versatile craft of hand embroidery and make your own hand embroidered Christmas decoration with embroiderer Abigail King of ‘AbigailKingDesign’, at The Edinburgh Remakery 1st December.
Make a Christmas Stocking

Make a Christmas Stocking

2nd December 2018
Learn how to make your own unique Christmas stocking this Festive season in this workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery on Sunday 2nd December!
Upcycled Inner Tube Pouch Making Workshop on 19th January

Upcycled Inner Tube Pouch Making Workshop on 19th January

19th January 2019
Come and learn how to sew with bicycle inner tubes and make little zippy pouches in a variety of different sizes in this workshop with The Edinburgh Remakery!
Sewing Machine Skills – 2 day workshop 20th and 27th January

Sewing Machine Skills – 2 day workshop 20th and 27th January

20th January 2019
The Edinburgh Remakery is holding a 2 day workshop on Sewing Machine Skills, to give a more extensive understanding of the different techniques available on modern machines.
Upholstery Workshop – Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th January 2019

Upholstery Workshop – Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th January 2019

26th January 2019
Learn a mixture of modern and traditional upholstery and woodworking techniques to strip down, refinish and upholster a small chair or stool in this workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery.
Repair and Remake Your Own Jewellery

Repair and Remake Your Own Jewellery

9th February 2019
Gather your broken pieces of jewellery and join us at The Edinburgh Remakery where you’ll learn how to transform these forgotten bits into new and unique pieces of jewellery.

Workshops Events you might like...

Saturday Wine Lumch
Saturday Wine Lumch
17th November 2018
Edinburgh New Town
Learn more about wine in a relaxed and informal way on this Saturday afternoon course hosted by Morningside Wine School on 17th November at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society.
Introduction to Soap-making
Introduction to Soap-making
17th November 2018
The Arienas Collective, Edinburgh New Town
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making
17th November 2018
The Arienas Collective, Edinburgh New Town
Learn how to make beautiful treats for yourself and family on this introduction to glycerine soap-making workshop run by local designer-maker Jenny Smith.
Find Workshops events in Edinburgh

Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale
Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale
17th Nov 2018 - 18th Nov 2018
Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh West
The Thistle Foundation is holding a fundraising Art and Photographic Exhibition and Sale in Tynecastle Stadium on 17th & 18th November.
Winter Windows
Winter Windows
17th Nov 2018 - 26th Dec 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come and see Edinburgh's 2018 Winter Windows, designed by budding young artists from Edinburgh’s schools to the theme of Kindness!
Introduction to Soap-making
Introduction to Soap-making
17th November 2018
The Arienas Collective, Edinburgh New Town
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with local designer-maker Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks at The Arienas Collective.
Find Arts and Crafts events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Cheese Fest Edinburgh
The UK's biggest touring cheese festival is returning to Edinburgh and will be at the Corn Exchange on 17th and 18th November.
Light Night
Light Night is a free event for all to enjoy, which encapsulates the true spirit of the festive season: family and the community.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
La Clique Noël - Part Deux
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »