natural dyeing

Painting

In this workshop participants will learn how to make their own natural paints.  The emphasis is on experimentation and a playful use of plant-based material. 

Printing

Come learn how to make eco-print permanent pigment transfers from leaves by bundling, tying and steaming. 

Pounding

Explore two natural fabric dying processes of Hapa-zome, by creating your own color and pattern on natural textiles with masses and masses of beautiful flowers, leaves and barks. 

Playing

Indigo is a natural blue dye derived from plants, the most popular being indigofera tinctoria. Learn how to use indigo to make playful small-piece textiles by binding, pleating and pole wrapping.  

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