Dyeing Fabrics and Fibres Naturally with Plants tutored by Colleen Plank
- 13 May 2023 (10:00 am) to 14 May 2023 (23:27 pm)
- Earth House Studio, Atawhai, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
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Two Day Workshop runs Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm
Tutor Colleen Plank
Low impact dyeing gives the opportunity to create unexpected colours and imprinted designs using sustainable practices.
During this hands-on workshop, you will use local plants and found materials to create subtle colours on cellulose (cotton & linen) and protein (wool & silk) fibres and fabrics. The techniques you learn are suitable to be applied to clothing, accessories, furnishings, or for incorporating into patchwork, quilting and felt making. The eco-dyed yarns yield beautiful soft and harmonious colours, these can be used for knitting, crocheting and embellishments.
Discover the magic of leaf prints using the ‘bundle’ technique on natural fabrics.
Two Day workshop $230 plus small materials charge of $15