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Solar Dyeing Workshop

May 31, 2012
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You have all seen the lovely We Will Tell You All Of Our Secrets yarn from our very own Caitlin ffrench. Now you can learn some of her tricks in this amazing:

 

SOLAR DYEING WORKSHOP

Solar Dyeing

Date:  Saturday, June 16th
Time: 1 – 3pm
Cost: $35 (+hst)  (includes all dyes and dye material)
Instructor: Caitlin ffrench

 

This class explores the world of natural dyes. You will learn how to utilize the sun to make beautiful colours using different mordants and dyes. This is a great way to get beautiful colours without having to spend the day around a dye pot. (Although you will have to wait to see your results!)

You will be using locally harvested dyes, as well as exotic colours! You will go home with four jars to keep in your own window. They will produce lovely samples! You will also learn the health and safety tips of dyeing! Please wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting stained!

 

Materials:  Each student must bring at least 100g of a worsted weight or DK weight yarn (in white or off white) AND 4 glass jars with resealable lids (at least 250ml capacity each)

 

Finished Product


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  1. May 31, 2012 2:51 am

    Anna and crew, can you guys save me a spot please? I’ve already booked the day off work. I will come in this weekend to pay for the course. Couldn’t make it to the stitch n bitch tonight cause I wasn’t feeling so well =(

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