Natural Dyeing Weekend: 5 + 6 October

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Natural Dyeing Weekend: 5 + 6 October

280.00

Day 1:  4 hr

Introduction of the process, examples and possibilities, history, materials, types of fibers, types of dyes, types of mordants.

Preparation of dye baths using 3 different plants to create 3 colours: peel, chop, soak in buckets.

Preparations of fabrics and mordanting.

Tour around the garden of Painting Plants.


Day 2: 4 hr

Rinsing mordanted fabrics, cooking the dye baths and dyeing. 

Wash dyed materials, dry and organize them in a colour catalogue followed by the recipes used.

Modifying the existing colours by using mordants or colour modifiers and create a broader range of shades.

Dye a silk scarf.

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