INTRO TO NATURAL DYE
Dye Scarves & Learn the Basics
- San Diego Craft Collective, San Diego, CA
Join Jeanine Ertl, of ANINI Designs, at San Diego Craft Collective. Located in beautiful Point Loma, the Collective has emerged as an inspiring space to fulfill your creative goals. Tickets for this workshop are available at: ==> https://sandiegocraft.org/product/natural-dye/ <== WHAT: Introduction to Natural Dye | Samples + Scarves DATE: Saturday, August 26, 2023, 1-5 pm WHERE: San Diego Craft Collective, 2590 Truxtun Rd, #106, Point Loma, CA Natural Dyes are popular right now and for all the right reasons! An ancient and eco-centered craft, Natural Dyes offer the creative a place to connect with the beauty and bounty of our planet's rich offerings while creating with color and using our hands and minds to refresh our homes, our wardrobes and create one-of-a-kind palettes. At this hands-on workshop you'll learn how to confidently approach this practice so you’ll be ready to continue on your own in the future. If you've ever looked into using Natural Dyes, you may have been intimidated by the many facets of the process (e.g. so many fiber types; why do we scour; what's mordant; how to figure out quantities...). We’ll cover them all in great detail so you can get to creating with natural color today. In this workshop we'll cover: * a brief history of natural color; * the unique habits of different fiber types; * how to mordant; * natural dye preparation; * natural dye process; * resting & rinsing. EACH STUDENT WILL RECEIVE: * "Intro to Natural Dyes" booklet * Samples from the dye pots * 3 Scarves to dye (your choice: Chiffon Silk, Habotai Silk, or Rayon-Bamboo) PERFECT FOR :: A DIY-Learning Opportunity, Friend's-Fun-Date, Creative and Eco Living Experience! 3-person minimum. You'll receive a full refund if we do not meet the minimum. ~ FAQs ~ Is there a minimum/maximum for this workshop? Yes, there's a 3-person minimum for the class to run. If we don't meet minimum, you'll be contacted. And there's a 10-person maximum. Can I dye more scarves? I will have additional scarves available for sale in case anyone would like to purchase more to dye in class or later at home.
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