Tie & Dye

6 hours Workshop



INR 3500

6 hours (10AM - 4PM)

About the Workshop

Ideal for Age 13+

Workshop Schedule

The one-day session will be divided into 6 Steps

Resit dying' is an ancient technique of dying the fabric, which invites magnificent patterns and textures to the lifestyle of people. In different parts of the world, various communities practised the 'resist dying' in multiple names like Shibori, Jiaxie, Leheria, Bandini, Batik etc.

This one-day workshop will focus on the tie and dye process, which will offer the participants an experience of exploring the techniques' context, process and possibilities of dying the fabric.

You are also invited to give rebirth to your used cotton clothes by adding new colours and patterns through tie and dye techniques.

10 AM - 10.30 AM.

Drinks & Snacks, Presentation, Discussion and Planning of designs

10.30 AM - 11.30 AM.

Creating the knots and tying + Preparing cloth for dying

12 PM - 1 PM


1 PM - 2 PM

Lunch Break

3 PM - 3.30 PM


3.30 PM - 4 PM

Untying the material and drying + Developing it into a product (Participants can take their own time and develop it in the future. Yet the plans can be discussed in the workshop) Drinks and snacks

Alaka Kavallur

Alaka Kavallur

Alaka Kavallur is an artist, designer, and educator . Currently, she is working as a learning designer in Artville Academy. Before joining Artville she was teaching at the School of Arts and Design, Woxsen University, Hyderabad. She completed her graduation from Amrita Institute of Arts Science and Technology, Kochi, in Visual Media, and Master’s in Aesthetics and Visual Cultures from Srishti School of Art Design and Technology, Bengaluru. She has worked in different parts of India and was involved in pedagogy, illustrations, visual designing, exhibition curation, theatre, and heritage documentation projects.

She worked as an assistant professor at Avani Institute of Design, Calicut, before joining Woxsen and worked as the project assistant in the Department of Design, IIT Hyderabad, from 2017-2018. For the last five years, She has been into academics and pedagogy. Also, she has a keen research interest in design education, public art projects, and humanities and cultural studies.