Indigo and Rust

About the workshop

Date & Time

14 Nov 2020 &pm11p; 15 Nov 2020 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


Saturday and Sunday 14 and 15 November 10am-4pm
Tutor: Barb Adams
Cost: $160 for members and $200 for non-members
Registrations close 1 November 2020

During this 2 session workshop, the fascinating process of dyeing in the Indigo vat will be explored in detail. You will also learn how this reacts with rust.  On the first day you will learn how to wrap, clamp, roll, fold and dip your papers in a variety of ways using a wide variety of commercial and handmade papers. You will dye the fabric for the cover of your book, which you will make in the second session.

Overnight you will dry/iron your paper and fabric ready for bookmaking on day two.

Day two I
You will assemble your beautifully dyed book pages and stitch them together with the indigo dyed thread.  This book will be a wonderful place to display your attractive papers and record what you have learnt about Indigo and rust.

Please complete the details below to reserve your place at this workshop

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Payment instructions

Electronic funds transfer (preferred):
Account name: Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 033-112
Account number: 325-089
Reference: Please place your surname, and the tutor's surname, in the reference field.

If you wish to pay by cheque or money order please send an email the workshop coordinator.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be made if PoV cancels the workshop for any reason. If an applicant withdraws for any reason before the closing date a full refund will be made. If an applicant withdraws on or after the closing date no refund will be given unless a replacement participant is found by the applicant. The PoV Committee will consider exceptional circumstances.


This workshop will be held at Stables Studio
Coopers Settlement, Bundoora Park, 1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora