4 Week Natural Dye Study


4 Week Natural Dye Study


In this class, we will spend some time learning about Natural Dyes. We will learn about the mordanting process for different fibers. How to create dye baths by using natural dye stuff and natural dye extracts. We will use madder (root), cochineal(insects), osage orange (sawdust), cutch (resin), pomegranate, black walnut, lac, and indigo to create many colors and we will record our process. We will learn how to print and discharge using tannins, mordants and indigo resist paste.

CLASS DATES: Every Saturday in Feb 2019

  • Feb 2, 2019
  • Feb 9, 2019
  • Feb 16, 2019
  • Feb 23, 2019

9:30 am- 4:00 with 1/2 hr lunch

Materials Fee will be determined after class usage of dyes and dye-stuff

(approx $60+-)

A materials list will be posted Dec 2018


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