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Come find the Sun: Natural Dye Exploration Day

All ages. Supervised children welcome! Jennifer will guide you to create a gorgeous array of colors using flowers, leaves and bugs (seriously!) using a silk scarf or cotton muslin as a base for the colors.

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Come find the Sun: Natural Dye Exploration Day
Come find the Sun: Natural Dye Exploration Day

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2023, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Greencastle, 16 S Jackson St, Greencastle, IN 46135, USA

About the event

All ages. Supervised children welcome!  Jennifer will provide 1/2 yard cotton muslin prepared fabrics for your experiments.  Dyepots will be ready for your exploration into color!  We will use marigold, cochineal, weld, osage, madder and indigo to achieve (hopefully!) yellows, oranges, blues and purples.  Fiber will be pre-scoured and mordanted for our immediate use.

Students should bring:  apron, rubber gloves, empty clean jars with lids (to take home exhaust bath dyes), pencil for notetaking and a sense of fun!  Don’t wear your favorite shoes to class either - in case the dye migrates.

This class is fantastic fun for small groups!  There will be a 30 minute break for lunch so please bring a packed lunch.

Tickets

  • Workshop Ticket

    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee

Total

$0.00

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