Natural dye Workshop
Day 1. Introduction to natural dyes
Day 2. Open pot day

Saturday & Sunday 21st & 22nd April 2018

Natural dye weekend

£130.00Price
  • Natural Dye Weekend…. Have you ever picked up a dye book and have no idea where to start? Join me on my dye weekend and be inspired to start exploring natural dyes with confidence.

     

    • 1. Perfect for beginners or those wishing to brush up on skills. Get to grips with the fundamentals of natural dyes from mordanting to creating strong colours. Learn how I create a wonderful colour palette with simple methods... Gain confidence to just play and explore the wonders of natural dyes.

     

    Focus: The importance of mordants. Alum & Rhubarb leaves.

    Dyes: Onion, cochneal, logwood, weld, madder.

    Practical outcome: Selection of fibres & yarns from the various dye pots to take home.

     

    Day 2. Open pot day… you will be provided with a selection of yarns & fibres pre- mordanted. And will spend the day exploring colour through dip dying, over dying and modifications. This is a full hands on day with the freedom to create your own colour pallete.

     

    Focus. Playful experimentation, dip dying, over dying, using modifyers. Brief introduction to indigo. Dyes: onion, cochneal, logwood, weld madder & indigo.

    Practical outcome: Selection of fibres & yarns from the various dye pots to take home.

    EXPERIENCE LEVEL: complete beginners and those with experience.