Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Rikumo Concept Store
1216 Walnut St.
Phila, PA 19107

DIY Dyeing: Shibori Indigo Dyeing with Curious Corners

Join us on Saturday, June 17th for a very special workshop that will have you seeing blue. After many requests, we are happy to announce our first ever shibori dyeing workshop! We will be providing hands-on instruction on how to dye your very own one-of-a-kind bandana, tenugui, or tote bag. Details below:

Who: Indigo expert Sayaka Toyama from Brooklyn's Curious Corners Studios will be sharing her tricks of the trade for creating long-lasting and beautiful examples of shibori.

What: Shibori is a textile art dating back to the 8th century that involves folding, twisting, and binding cloth before soaking in natural indigo dye. 

When: 6/17 - Three separate two-hour sessions will be offered throughout the course of the day.

Session 1 - 11 - 1pm

Session 2 - 1:30 - 3:30pm

Session 3 - 4 - 6pm 

Cost: $60

Where: The Rikumo Concept Store | 1216 Walnut St 

Only 8 seats will be available per session, so be sure to RSVP today! When checking out, please select the ticket that corresponds to your desired session.

This event is suitable for all ages, and no prior experience is needed. We will be working with natural dyes, so please avoid wearing light colors (unless that's what you're going for). Once purchased, tickets are transferable but non-refundable. If you have any questions, please email us at events@rikumo.com

Questions? Email us at events@rikumo.com.




Nestled in the heart of Center City, Rikumo is dedicated to fostering education, cultural enrichment and collaboration within our community. Led by our knowledgeable staff, our concept store hosts monthly workshops that support the creative spirit of Philadelphia. From artist lectures to green tea tastings, our free monthly workshops invite you to discover a world of modern craftsmanship, straight from the makers who surround us. 

Interested in hosting an event at our concept store? Email us at events@rikumo.com for rates and collaboration options.