939W - Eco Printing and Dyeing with Florida Plants

939W - Eco Printing and Dyeing with Florida Plants
Member Tuition: $100.00  
Non-Member: $130.00  
Mat'l/Lab Fee:   $30.00  

Skill Levels: All Levels

You will learn how to extract dyes and prints from plants in your own yard, capturing the essence of nature on paper, silk and other fabrics. You will leave this workshop with several fabric swatches that can be used in any number of projects, a beautifully printed silk scarf,and several sheets printed paper. The instructor will share a wealth of information based on her extensive study and experimentation with local plants as dye sources on what species that render lasting colors, their cultivation and advice on how to prepare and mordant fabrics to affect colors and enhance color fastness. You will leave with enough information to get you started in fascinating craft natural dying and printing. The instructor will also will share cuttings, seeds and possibly seedlings of some of her favorite dye and "eco dying"(bundle printing) plants. All materials will be provided by the instructor. $30 Materials fee BonnieLBowman.com  


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