About this workshop
Learn to create a world of colour using natural dyes with Churchill Fellow, Heather Thomas!In this 2-day workshop, you will create a rainbow pallet using three traditional plant dyes: indigo, madder and wold.
You will layer shades of colour at different strengths on cotton handkerchiefs to create 25 colours.
At the end of the workshop, you will be able to take your dyed handkerchiefs home with you.
Required skill level
No previous experience required
What do I need to bring?
Snacks, lunch, water bottle, notepad and pen
Comfortable clothes which can afford to get a little bit dirty and closed-toed shoes.
Maximum class size
Small class size – max 8 participants
What is included
All instruction, tools and and materials provided
You will learn
Through the experience of preparing, mordanting and dyeing the handkerchiefs you will gain an understanding of the process of dyeing cotton with natural dyes. These techniques can also be applied to other fibres. In the future, you can use your newfound knowledge and skills to create any shade you desire.
Morning tea/lunch info
Morning tea included
About the instructor
Natural DyerMore info