In the workshop participants will be introduced to the world of surface design techniques using thicken mordants. Learn how to mix and paint with invisible mordants such as iron and alum to attain multiple colors in one dye bath. We will experiment with historically prevalent natural dyes such as cochineal red, marigold yellow, and cutch brown. All participants will learn the basics of natural dyes, how to extract color, what are mordants, and how to use them to prep cloth for the dye bath.
Students will leave with dye recipes and dye notebooks filled with naturally dyed cotton, linen, hemp, and silk swatches.
Receive a 10% discount when you register for the
Fall Natural Dye Series 4 Pack!
NATURAL DYE SERIES 4 PACK INCLUDES:
Fri, Sept 29 Printing with Mordants , 6:30-9pm
Fri, Oct 27 Shibori & Indigo, 6:30-9pm
Fri, Nov 17 Immersion Dyeing, 6:30-9pm
Fri, Dec 8 Eco Printing Dyeing, 6:30-9pm
*Bring a friend and receive a 10% discount. If you'd like to bring a group please call or email for discounted rates