Traditional Ikat weavers and Sonica Sarna come together to teach you the technical steps and practical aspects of designing Ikat fabric. This course is designed by Sonica Sarna based on over ten years of working with Ikat artisans. You will learn how to create an Ikat artwork, the technical aspects of fabric design, motifs and dyes. Learn all this and more directly from the weavers themselves.
Date: 23rd Oct
Facilitators: Sonica Sarna and Tripurasundari Weavers
Sonica Sarna is an ethical designer and educator who creates limited edition slow fashion pieces using sustainable, artisanal, and fair trade materials. Each piece is sewn at her women's center Projective.
This masterclass will be taught by Sonica Sarna in partnership with Tripurasundari ikat weavers. Sonica Sarna brings over two decades of expertise in apparel design and production, artisan partnerships and sustainability to this course that she has designed. Triupurasundari weavers are a traditional ikat weaving community located in the village of Choutuppal in Telangana. They are generational ikat artisans who will share their traditional expertise of ikat dyeing and weaving.