Workshops

 
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Sep 22, 2018

10 AM

Make your own natural dye palette

Come join us at the Green Matters studio for a comprehensive education in natural dyes.

This workshop focuses on the plant dyes we use in production. Included will be cochineal, madder root, marigold (grown here in Lancaster PA) logwood, and lac. Learn how to make a dye bath using each of these dyes, and how to develop a rainbow of natural colors by mixing dyes and using mordants.

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Oct 6, 2018

10 AM

 

Indigo + Shibori

Shibori is a tying resist technique that is one of the oldest indigo techniques from Japan. Using an assortment of objects, participants will learn how to make unique patterns on natural fibers, as well as the beginner level indigo dyeing.

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Oct 13, 2018

10 AM

Bundle dyeing

Join us for an afternoon of creating organic color patterns using a variety of materials, including fresh and dried locally grown flowers, cochineal, madder root and various extracts. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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