Natural Dye Batik Class in Ubud, Bali by Threads of Life
NATURAL DYE BATIK CLASS
From: IDR 550,000
Time: 9.00—13.30, Monday—Friday
Included: This half-day class offers a hands-on experience of batik making and indigo dyeing, as well as a unique insight into the botany, dye processes and practice of Indonesia’s textile traditions. The class includes a delicious home-cooked vegetarian lunch.
During a walk through the dye plant botanical garden, you will learn about the plants used by traditional weavers across Indonesia to make natural dyes.
During the class you will be taught to use the traditional batik tools of canting (drawing pen) and cap (stamps) using wax to create resist designs on cotton.
After you create your wax design you will apply natural indigo to create your patterns and learn how the indigo dye is made from the plants in the garden.