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Natural dyes: A series of FIVE exploratory, focused one-day workshops

Natural dyes: A series of FIVE exploratory, focused one-day workshops
Led by Catharine Ellis
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 14 September 2019 | Slow Fiber Studios Annex
$10 Materials Cost / Workshop

This comprehensive series of one-day workshops will focus on the importance of informed exploration of natural dyes for textile artists who desire a thorough understanding of their processes. Catherine Ellis, distinguished textiles artist, educator, and natural dye specialist, will guide you through areas of examination in five separate specifications. These include dyeing wool with and without mordants, utilizing ‘classic’ tannins such as gall nut and locally available tannin variants, comparing mordant processes, printing with natural dyes, and simultaneous direct application of assorted natural dyes and mordants onto fabric. You’ll gain fuller knowledge of dye processes to extend tangible results in your own practice.


Date(s): 09/10/2019 to 09/14/2019

Cost: See Slow Fiber Studio event page for Fees.


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Slow Fiber Studios
Berkeley, California United States