In this 6 hour workshop led by textile designer Maria Romero, you’ll gain an understanding of how to work with natural dyes.
This workshop will cover:
• Introduction to natural dye plants and mordants
• Introduction to protein-based and cellulose-based fibers
• Overview of natural dyestuffs including onion skins, cochineal, turmeric, avocado skins & pits, fresh and dried flowers and more.
• How to shibori dye on yarn, including how to prepare the fibers, extract color from the dyestuffs.
Maria Romero’s mission is to provide skills and knowledge for a lifetime, for students to leave with knowledge to experiment and explore further on their own.
Each participant will leave with naturally dyed fiber and item TBA.
No previous dyeing knowledge necessary. Materials cost included in course admission.
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