An introduction to the magical world of dyeing with natural dyestuffs (plants, bugs and minerals). Students will learn everything they need to know to continue an exploration of natural dyes at home, including mordanting, preparing the dyebath, and dyeing with cotton fabric, linen fabric and wool yarn. Basic surface design techniques such as shibori will also be explored. Each student will also complete a dye sample book for future reference.
The second day of the class will focus entirely on Indigo dyeing and Shibori techniques.
This natural dyeing class is two 6-hour sessions, with a half hour break during each session
Instructor : Julie Sinden
Prerequisite : None! This is the perfect class fall in love with natural dyeing.
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