Comprehensive Natural Dye Process Workshop

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Aug 2021 Once Only Event

Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

This workshop will cover

Scouring demonstration
Tannin baths
Mordants – Alum Acetate and Alum
Chalk bath
3 x dye vats
Questions & answers always welcome – no silly questions here.
As scouring takes valuable time we will demonstrate this process briefly so you know how to do it at home.

We will be working with cellulose fibre but invite you to bring your own protein fibre as described in the optional section below.

First we will discuss, prepare and use tannin baths followed by alum bath for protein and alum acetate bath for cellulose.

We will have 3 vats working and shall be overdyeing and using a post iron vat for colour modification.

This workshop will be comprehensive and very productive. We want to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to pursue your own natural dye practice.

Workshop will include

1mt of pre scoured Khadi cotton
3 x dye vats to be used freely
All tannins, mordants and assists

Lunch provided. Please email specific GF, Vegan, Nut allergy requirements.

Start 9am sharp
Concludes 4pm

Facilities

Carpark Free Wifi

Rates

From AU$350.00

Concession $300

Event Dates

Once Only Event

14 Aug 2021

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