$550

Natural Dyeing of Cellulose Workshop

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Alchemist Inside

380 Highlands Road

Eudlo, QLD 4554

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25 colour swatches will be dyed with a variety of traditional dyes, harvested garden plants and local bush dyes creating a reference book.

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In this intensive workshop we will work through the processes of scouring, mordanting, dyeing and over-dyeing to produce 25 solid colour swatches. A printed cover for your swatch book and a scarf for you to dye in your favorite colour.

All materials, morning tea and lunch included in the class fees.

Recipe and process notes will be provided.

Day 1.

Scouring/washing of all fabric.

Indigo dyeing of reserved swatches.

Tannin/ Mordanting all fabric.

Harvesting and preparation of dye plants.

Making mordant paste, painting and dunging diagnostic strips for testing dye potential of plants.

Day 2.

Mordant alternatives and comparisons, Symplocus & Soy.

Dye potential testing with foraged plants.

Preparation of dye pots and dyeing of swatches stage 1.

Mordant printing of book covers, dunging.

Day 3.

Dyeing of swatches stage 2.

Dyeing of book cover.

Dyeing of scarf with remaining dyestuff.

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Alchemist Inside

380 Highlands Road

Eudlo, QLD 4554

Australia

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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