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Eco printing

Unlock the dye potential of plants

  • Starts Aug 25
  • 45 Canadian dollars

Available spots

Workshop Details

Eco printing, also called bundle dyeing, is a unique way of applying colour to fabric that can maintain the imprint of the plant material. The Workshop will be taught by Sharilyn owner of Heirloom Bohemia, a fabric and textile studio located at 1195 Richter. Sharilyn will go over everything you need to know to get started playing with natural dyes. Participants will receive one silk scarf as part of the workshop fee. Please let us know if you would like to purchase an additional scarf. All Materials are pre scoured and mordanted. The instructor will go over these more time consuming processes so you repeat the process at home. some dye stuff will be provided. Here is a list of easily obtainable dye stuff you may also want to bring to place on your silk scarf: • Onion skins • Avocado pits and skins • Sumac leaves and berries • Maple leaves (some dye better than others) • Oak leaves and galls • Acorn tops • Marigold flowers • Golden rod flowers and leaves • Black walnut halls (other varieties don’t work as well) • Eucalyptus leaves • Dyer's coreopsis flowers there are lots of plants that give off dye, this is just a short list to get you started Date: August 25 Time: 4-6pm This workshop is being subsidized by The City of Kelowna Operations Grant. Guild Members use Coupon Code FIBREART2021 at checkout for $10 off this workshop

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