Introduction to Natural Dyeing and Shibori - Evening Workshop

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Introduction to Natural Dyeing and Shibori - Evening Workshop

35.00

An overview of how to create natural dyes from locally grown and foraged dye plants, food waste, and some plants from further afield, without using synthetic chemicals. Explore the traditional Japanese technique of Shibori fold and clamp tie-dyeing, using wooden blocks to create repeat patterns. Looking at natural non-toxic methods of mordanting fabric. Come away with a dyed samples, and dye some fabric to make in to a scarf, or cushion.


At In Bristol Studios, Bristol, BS5 9BB. Timing: 6.30-9pm

Cost: £35 + including 50cm width of silk and samples of the colours we use on the day.

Tuesday 3rd October, Tuesday 21st November

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15 - 11 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.

We will pre-mordant our fibres with natural mordants. We will create a range of dye baths, and look at the indigo dye vat. We will create a range of colours using the baths we have made.

You are welcome to bring a small amount of silk or wool fabric to dye. I will have a selection of silks for sale by the half metre. priced between £12 and £18 per metre