Natural Dyeing with Plants and Indigo Workshop


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Handmaker's Factory

Handmaker's Factory

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1 to 30

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Description


Join us in this full day workshop where we will learn how dye fabrics and fibres using a variety of local and everyday seasonal plants. 

You will learn how to prepare and mordant your fibres, the various ways of extracting colour from plants, modifying, works pace setup safety and more. We will then experiment with over dyeing with Indigo to create even more colours!

You will go home with swatches of yarn and fabrics from each dye pot for your own records and an info sheet with details of how you can continue natural dyeing at home.




Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:


Regular classes can have up to 8 students; however this teacher can take up to 30 students for special events.

Booking larger group events is easy. Just Request it.

library_books Knowledge Required

Perfect for beginners.

build What to bring

- Plastic bags to take home your samples
- An apron or old clothes you don't mind getting stained
- A notebook and pen
- Lunch (or you can walk the short distance to the local cafe's) We have a fridge sandwich press and microwave
- Natural dyes can stain clothing and footwear, so be sure to wear something old!

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This class is ideal for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, baby shower, birthday, special occasion, , team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location




Handmaker's Factory

38 Rupert Street, West Footscray VIC

The teacher can also travel within 50km of West Footscray for private classes

Teacher


Handmaker's Factory is a studio space in West Footscray, Melbourne empowering people to confidently create in a sustainable way, share their knowledge and learn new skills through creative workshops & DIY kits.

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