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Printing with Natural Dyes

Natural Dyes are amazing and diverse. From the various plants to harvest, to the variety of colours you can get from just one plant, Natural Dyes are pretty mind blowing!  In this workshop we’re going to explore another exciting way to use Natural Dyes. Mixing natural plant powders with natural dye extracts to thicken the (more…)

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Class Registrationshow details + $200.00 (CAD)  

  • 14 October 17
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 15 October 17
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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 […]

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