Workshops

Central to Threads of Life’s and the Bebali Foundation’s work with over 1000 weavers on 12 islands across Indonesia has been 15 years of field research studying, documenting, testing, and teaching the archipelago’s natural dye traditions. We are now bringing this experience to an international audience by teaching one- and two-week small-group workshops on fiber arts with natural dyes at our natural dye studio and botanical garden in Ubud, Bali. ... More

04 – 10 Mar 2018
Nature’s Colour
Workshop

nature-color

A 7-day workshop exploring Indonesia’s textile traditions through natural dyes on cloth, yarn and batik

04 – 10 Mar residential
(05 – 09 Mar non-residential)

11 – 16 March 2018
Earth Colours
Workshop

Indigo

A 6-day workshop exploring the culture and practice of natural dyes in Indonesia

11 – 16 Mar residential
(11 – 15 Mar non-residential)

25 – 31 March 2018
Batik Week
Workshop

batik-indigo

A 7-day residency for batik artists interested in natural dyes

25 – 31 Mar residential
(25 – 30 Mar non-residential)

22 – 28 April 2018
Tribawana Batik
Workshop

tribawana

The inner journey and outer practice of Javanese batik and natural dyes with Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam

22 – 28 Apr residential
(22 – 27 Apr non-residential)

13 – 19 May 2018
Weaving Week
Workshop

Weaving-Week

A 7-day workshop on ikat, natural dyes and backstrap looms

13 – 19 May residential
(13 – 18 May non-residential)

10 – 16 June 2018
Natures Colours
Workshop

Nature-Colour-Workshop

A 7-day workshop exploring Indonesia’s textile traditions through natural dyes on cloth, yarn and batik

10 – 16 Jun residential
(10 – 15 Jun non-residential)

02 – 08 Sep 2018
Tribawana Batik
Workshop

tribawana

The inner journey and outer practice of Javanese batik and natural dyes with Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam

02 – 08 Sep  residential
(02 – 07 Sep non-residential)

07 – 13 Oct 2018
Batik Week
Workshop

batik-indigo

A 7-day workshop on ikat, natural dyes and backstrap loom weaving

07 – 13 Oct residential
(07 – 12 Oct non-residential)

20 – 24 Oct 2018
Original Colours
Workshop

Original-Colours

A 5-day workshop introducing the culture and practice of natural dyes in Indonesia

20 – 24 Oct residential
(20 – 23 Oct non-residential)