Introduction to Natural Dyeing | September 5th 2020
This 2-hour online session will cover everything you need to know about the basics of natural dyeing. I will talk you through the most important steps to get started & build your confidence. I will speak on methods I use in my own practice to achieve a wide range of beautiful, lasting natural colour. I will also talk about what tools & equipment you will need to get started & utilising local plants available to you for dyeing. This workshop will be a live event & will be available for replay for a week after. I am based in Dublin, Ireland & I will be hosting this workshop at 11 am & 2 pm, please be sure to select the right time for your timezone.
There will be an opportunity to submit questions with designated time to address common challenges or issue you may be having. You will receive a link with access prior to the workshop with a reminder closer to the event. You don't need to install or download any software to join or rewatch. This workshop will cover:
- Understanding fibre
- Preparing fibre
- Tools & equipment
- Mordanting different fibres
- Selecting plants to dye with
- Creating dye baths
- Dyeing textiles
- Expanding your palette
- Washing + Aftercare
- Troubleshooting common issues
If you would like to join in this workshop but are unsure of your time commitments, once you register & the class is live you will be able to access, watch & replay at your convenience. If you can't make it to Saturdays live class you can still listen & learn when it's easier for you.
For anyone who registers please send me an email with any specific questions or areas of challenge & I will do my best to address these during the workshop.
Date | Saturday, 5th September from 11 am -1 pm or 2 pm - 4 pm
Cost | €90
Time Zone: I am in Dublin Ireland which is on BST. Which is UTC + 1 hr, we are on the same time as London, 5hrs ahead of New York, 8hrs ahead of Los Angeles, Sydney is 9 hrs ahead of Dublin. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.
11am = 10am UST, 6am EST.
2pm = 1pm UST, 9am EST.
If you're still unsure check this link: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/personal.html