May 20 & 21: Natural Dyeing: Plant + Principles

In this two-day workshop you will learn what natural dye plants grow in our region, how and when to harvest them for dyeing, a brief history on plants used to create vibrant lightfast colours, how to prepare protein/cellulose fibres and fabrics to accept the most colour from natural dyes (mordanting), and how to make a natural dye bath to use for immersion dyeing. We will work on various fabrics and fleece. Please bring a book to take notes, a pair of rubber gloves, clothes that can get dirty and a snack.

Dates: May 20 & 21 2017
Times: 2:30pm – 6pm
Cost: $150 + Material Fee of $25
Instructor: Amber Friedman

Questions? Email us at theartsbuilding@gmail.com.

Class registration is open until 48 hours prior to the start of the event. Register today by cheque or credit card using the form below to reserve your spot. (Credit card transactions are done through PayPal but you do not need a PayPal account to use it.

 

 

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