Botanical Dyes

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Botanical Dyes

August 30, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$100 – $120

Learn from fiber artist Nicole Campanale how to extract color from plants. This class will cover the basics of natural dyeing, including different types of natural fibers and how to prepare them for dyeing, as well as how to identify several dye plants that are easy to grow or collect in the wild. Create your own dyes and experiment with different mordants, over-dyeing and resist techniques on various fibers. Yarn and fabric swatches for dyeing will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a notebook in which to record their process and results.

Details

Date:
August 30, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
$100 – $120
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

Venue

Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Phone:
(413) 298-3926
Website:
http://www.berkshirebotanical.org/