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Petals & Pigments - Natural Dye Workshop with Nade Studio

Learn the basics of natural dyeing with Maggie & Monica through seasonal summer flowers. This class explored capturing color by giving a second life to blooms. Students will learn from local natural dyer Maggie Pate and eco-printer Monica. Students will leave with Maggie's E-course on Natural dyeing, an eco-printed scarf that they will design, and other craft & carry items like a mesh market bag, cotton bandana, and a variety of fiber swatches so they can create their own natural dye swatch book.

This is a small group intensive Natural Dye Class that specifically explores the natural hues from flowers and seasonal botanicals. Maggie is teaming up with Monica, master eco-printer of Bricolage Press, to teach this course.

Students will:

  • Learn the basics of natural dyeing and preparing their fiber

  • Extract hue from petals

  • Testing for color

  • Learn about natural color modifiers

  • Design and Create their own Eco-Printed silk scarf

  • Dye a cotton mesh market bag

  • Dye their own swatches so they can begin a Natural Dye Swatch Book

  • Dye cotton bandana

  • And they will receive Maggie’s Natural Dyeing E-Course so they dye at home

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