Thursday, January 29, 2015


INDIGO FROM HOM PLANT TO DYE 9th and 11th  February 2015
Hands-on harvesting and dyeing fun.

Participants: Maximum of 10 people, Minimum 5.

Location: Studio Naenna Main Gallery (see map on website:
                138/8  Soi Changkhian, Huay Keow Rd., Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Transport: available from Nimmanahaemind Road if requested in advance.


9th Feb 2015 Day 1:   9:30 am Cutting Indigo plants. Washing the leaves and soaking. Learn the theory of growing indigo and dye vat preparation. Prepare an indigo vat together.
 Finish at 12 noon

11th Feb 2015 Day 2:  9:30 am Beating indigo. Tie dye techniques. Indigo dyeing. Lunch. More Indigo dyeing. Un-tying finished work.

4:00pm Collecting indigo paste. Conclusion. Finish at 4:30pm

A snack with tea and coffee will be provided at the mid-morning and mid-afternoon break. Lunch not included but a choice of Thai dishes from local restaurants can be ordered and taken on the verandah of the Studio. Hot and cold drinking water is provided.

Things to bring with you:
1.     A long sleeved shirt and covered shoes / boots on day 1 for harvesting as the plants may irritate your skin. Gloves will be provided.
2.     Mosquito repellant, Sun screen.
3.     Items for dyeing in the indigo vat: one item per person of 100% white pre-washed cotton, either one garment, a scarf or 1 meter of cloth. Fabrics for dyeing can be purchased at the Studio if required.

Price : 2,000 baht per person.
           (students and second-timers1,000 baht )

Please confirm your place and make your booking early by sending us your request by email or telephone soonest (see below).
Best regards

Lamorna Cheesman

StudioNaenna Main Gallery                                            Adorn with Studio Naenna
138/8 Soi Changkhian Huaykeow Rd.,                           22 Soi 1 Nimmanhaemind Rd.                    
T. Changpeuak, Chiang Mai,                                           T. Suthep, Chiang Mai,                                            
Tel/ Fax. 66-5322-6042                                                   Tel/Fax. 0-5389-5136

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