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TIME3 hours 3 hrs
PRICE$55 $55 pp
Get colourful and experiment with multi-coloured dyeing techniques and walk away with a scarf plus a collection of smaller experiments of your own creation.
Through guided demonstrations, discover different techniques for multi-coloured fabric dyeing without using excessive amounts of water or dye. Over three hours we will layer, crumple, spiral, fold, bind and clamp fabric pieces to create various, and always colourful, uniquely patterned dyed creations.
This class is available on Request for groups of 4+.
Don't have a group of 4+ students? If you're happy to pay a higher price per person (total of $220 for the class), you can just Request to book this class for 4 students (and attend with fewer guests).
No previous dyeing knowledge or skills required to get excited about colour on cloth!
All dyestuffs required for the day will be provided along with a scarf of your choice and a selection of fabric pieces for experimentation. Participants are also encouraged to bring along their own fabric (white or very pale colour and natural fibre). It is also recommended to bring along some plastic bags to transport wet, dyed fabric home in. Disposable gloves will be provided, aprons are not, so bring one along if you can. Clothes you don't mind getting dyed and closed in, non-slip shoes are recommended.
9 Gerald Street, Marrickville NSW
Liz is a textile creative currently living in the artistic hub of the Blue Mountains. Having studied textile design at the East Sydney Institute of Technology, Liz has gone on to work for fabric wholesalers, fashion houses, a t-shirt printer and a digital printer.
Skilled in the development of digital artwork repeats for seamless fabric printing, Liz shares her knowledge and encourages creativity in those keen to print their own fabric through various workshops and short course on the subject.
Liz also likes to teach screen-printing and fabric dyeing. Fabric dyeing with fibre reactive dyes is her “textile hobby” and finds great enjoyment out of encouraging students to experiment with colour on cloth.
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