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Batik Wax Resist

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration ended: Tuesday, December 3

Instructor: Tara Morton

$40 + $5 materials fee

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Materials saved from the landfill:

Skills you’ll learn:
hot wax batik resist, tjanting tools, metal stamping, wax brush, natural dyes

Learn the ancient art of batik while experimenting with natural dyes! In this class, participants will work with hot beeswax to create a resist on salvaged fabric, using tjanting tools, metal stamps and brushed wax. Then students will learn to work with a cool water natural dye like indigo to make the white wax resist pop against the dyed fabric. Staff will demonstrate techniques to remove wax from fabric, which participants will do outside of class. Your finished fabric can then be used in a variety of handmade sewing projects to become a pillow or pouch, or simply as a tea towel!

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Cancellation Policy: Perennial reserves the right to cancel, combine or reschedule classes to adjust for enrollment. If Perennial cancels a class, you may transfer to another class or receive a full refund.

Refund Policy: Notice of withdrawal from a workshop must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or credits will be given for classes missed due to illness, personal conflict or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please e-mail classes@perennialstl.org if you wish to withdraw from a workshop.


Thursday, December 5, 2019
12:30 am - 3:00 am
$36 – $45
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3762 S. Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118 United States


Tara Morton
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