Botanical Alchemy with Plant Dyes Workshop
by Priesnitz, Melanie
Learn about plant dyes in this one day workshop
Do you want to try plant dyes but don’t know where to start?
Have you already done some natural dyeing, but would like to expand your understanding and range of techniques?
This workshop is the perfect overview of the magical world of beautiful pigments from nature in the beautiful setting of the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens.
Students Will Take Home:
-mini-skeins of Nova Scotia wool plus small fabric samples dyed in the workshop for use in other crafts and/or as a reference library of techniques
-dye records showing the key variables in achieving successful results
-the skills to further explore the magic of plant colour
-an appreciation for the critical importance of preserving and regenerating native ecosystems and the important public awareness and education role performed by the botanical gardens
October 27th. 10am - 3:30pm
$100 includes a full day of instruction and all supplies (mordants, dyes, yarn, fabric, dye records etc.)
For more information and to register visit:
Mamie's Schoolhouse - Sustainable Fire Arts