PLANT DYE WORKSHOP – Sunday September 2nd
Sunday, 10am – 4pm , Tutor, Marianne van der Tas
In the morning: We shall be preparing woolen and silk materials for dyeing and learn about mordanting (Make the dye color “stick” to the fabric). Preparing the dyes and learning about dye plants.
In the afternoon: Dip the mordanted materials into the dyes. Colouring our materials including yarn for knitting with natural plant dyed colours. Participants will take away 100gr of dyed material of their own choice. We will dye yellow, red, pinks, purple and combinations orange and peach.
Materials to bring: 100 grams of natural white merino or baby Alpaca yarn for knitting (DK) can be bought at the workshop or take 100gr of your own protein fibers, material or yarn. This could be silk material, washed wool fleece or washed 100% knitting natural yarn.
Please change to bring and share lunch and free tea’s and coffee.