What you'll do
Treat yourself to a creative textile workshop combining Batik and Mud Cloth! Mud cloth – also called ‘bogolan’ – is one of Africa’s most unusual and unique textiles. The usual pattern of geometric lines and dots, in high contrast of black and white, or any color of your choice is the look. In this 2.5 hour workshop, we will be designing and creating the mud cloth ‘look’ through wax-resist (batiking) and dyeing technique (dye bath.) We won't be digging real mud (thankfully!) but you will learn to use hot wax to design mud cloth inspired pattern on a cloth and produce one of kind fabric piece that's authentically yours. You will use and explore the world of batik and Mali mud cloth using traditional batik tjanting tools in my studio that are from Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. You will also learn the steps in textile dyeing in this creative class. Enjoy your travel, explore traditional textile art and create beautiful Miami keepsakes combining Malaysia and Mali culture in one!
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Munirah specializes in batik art whose workshops represent a tribute and a commitment to the authentic culture of her birthplace Malaysia. She grew up in northern Malaysia and later received her degrees from the University of Miami. She is passionate and proud to host this journey into the beautiful world of Batik. She has traveled throughout Southeast Asia learning and sharing traditional batik techniques, design motifs, and tools. Through her workshops, she educates her guests on her cultural heritage while making batik fun and enjoyable for everyone with no experience necessary.
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Where you'll be
We will conduct our workshop at my Aventura home studio where all my works are created. The area is known for condominiums and Intracoastal living. During our break, we can walk along the Marina or sit by the water fountain in the courtyard. My studio is five minutes away from world-class shopping (Aventura Mall) and dining for your enjoyment before or after class. Also, Sunny Isles Beach is just 3.5 miles east.
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Thu, 26th Sep From 14:30 to 17:00.
€43 per person
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Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend.
You will be working with fabric dyes that may stain. An apron is provided but it is best to be mindful of what you wear.
Make mud cloth-inspired Batik bandana