Take our Natural Dye Batik Class!
A unique insight into the botany, dye processes and practice of Indonesia's textile traditions. All of it at a beautiful location: Umajati.
What you will learn:
You will learn about the more than a hundred plants used to make natural dyes for cotton, silk and other fibers. You will be taught to use the traditional batik tools of canting and cap (drawing pen and stamps) using wax to create resist designs on silk. After you create your wax design you can apply either indigo dye or tannin dyes to create your patterns.
Wednesday and Friday (other days are possible with advance notice)
Rp 350,000 per person for the class*
(Optional) +Rp. 60,000 for vegetarian Balinese picnic lunch
09.00 - 09.15
FREE Transport from Ubud Palace to Petulu
09.30 - 10.00
Introduction to natural dyeing in Indonesia
10.00 - 12.30
Work on your own batik project using two colors on silk
13.00 - 13.15
FREE Transport from Petulu to Ubud Palace