introduction to bundle dyeing virtual class
try your hand at bundle dyeing with this introductory virtual workshop!
'bundle dyeing' is a technique which uses steam to extract & imprint colors and patterns from plant matter onto the fibers.
what you'll get -
* a private link to an instructional video via email
* a PDF outlining instructions, materials & how to's for the future
* your choice of plant matter & natural dye materials (each kit will contain 5-6 different dye materials from the selected 'dye kit'; selection will depend on season and availability)
* your choice of ready to dye silks (either two 21" x 21" silk scarves or one 21" x 21" silk scarf and one 2" x 70" silk ribbon)
dye kit options -
from the woods selection - lichen, bittersweet, birch bark, pokeberry, nettles, pine needles, maple leaves, nuts, sumac, rust, berries, blackberry shoots, ferns, pine cones, apple & pear leaves, rhubarb leaves
recycled kitchen selection - avocado shells, onion skins, assorted teas, hibiscus, nasturtium, herbs, beans, tumeric, paprika, pea flowers, edible flowers, dandelion flowers & greens
wild & garden flower selection - coreopsis, marigold, dandelion, violets, queen annes lace, delphinium, roses, goldenrod, lavender, lily, black eyed susan, gladiola, geranium, ferns, pansy, ivy, scabiosa, hollyhock, dandelion
traditional dyes & extracts selection - logwood, madder, cochineal, pomegranate, walnut, lac, brazilwood, fresh indigo
or choose an assortment from each kit