Natural Dyeing Beginning to End
9am to 1pm
Location: couleur de la vie studio and dye garden, 7775 Non Pariel Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
An exploration of fabric preparation, mordanting, bundle dyeing and eco printing.
We will explore and hands on learn the following topics:
This will be a detailed and fun class. We will review the above techniques in a hands-on workshop. The class will be limited to 6 so everyone can explore and create their own dye experiments.
The fee for the class is $145 and will include instruction, a silk scarf you will dye with leaves and plant materials, a silk bandana you will dye with flowers and natural dye stuffs, and bamboo socks imprinted with flowers. You will also take home your dye swatches and an instruction packet.
There will be snacks and beverages throughout the day. I will inquire if there are any dietary restrictions.
I'm very happy to spend the day with you, exploring something that I love so much. If you have any questions, please email me at email@example.com or call me at 310-210-7539.
Naturally Dye your own Silk Scarf
Time: 12 noon - 2pm
Location: Mattei's Tavern under the Iconic Water Tower, Los Olivos
This hands on workshop will include the following:
• Exploration of dye swatches to see the colors available in natural dye pigments.
• Hands on instruction to creatively dye your custom one-of-a-kind silk bandana scarf.
• Discussion of natural bundle dyeing techniques including fabric preparation and resource list.
• Instruction on how to explore the craft and gather tools for dyeing at home.