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The Grocery Store Natural Dyer

  • Graham Keegan 604 North Occidental Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90026 United States (map)
The Grocery Store Dyer
150.00

April 28, 2018 1:00-5:00 PM

October, 20 2018 1:00-5:00 PM

This is an introduction to the concepts of natural dyeing. This course is meant to encourage the novice dyer and provide a base of knowlege to allow for further experimentation and play at home! We will use only supplies available at your local grocery store and tools that any reasonably equipped kitchen will have.

• Learn the basic terms and concepts essential to understanding natural dye : scour, mordant, binder, dyestuff, extract, etc

• Complete three separate projects with three different dyes : black tea, avocado and turmeric

• Introduction to natural dye block printing and hand painting

• Explore pattern making with shibori fold-and-tie dyeing

• Leave the class with three finished kerchiefs of different patterns and colors

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