The last fall time workshop is happening Nov. 29th in Bryn Athyn. This time instead of Blue and Red
natural dyes, we will be dyeing with yellow plant material! Still some room. We will be dyeing scarves!!
$75 from 9-4pm
Email us to sign up! email@example.com
We had a great time making red/pink colors from the last workshop in Bryn Athyn. We used
madder root, cochineal and did a sample with brazil wood and used an alum mordant and an
iron buff mordant.
From left to right we used cochineal, madder (top) with alum mordant and madder
(bottom) with iron buff. Then brazil wood (top) with alum mordant and brazil wood
(bottom) with iron buff.
We tied both alum and iron mordanted pieces while we waited for the cochineal
(below images), madder and brazil wood to steep.
The best part is always unwrapping the present!
The dog of the yard was territorial of the dyed pieces.
Come play at our yellow workshop Nov. 29th!
We had a very successful and fun time dyeing blues last weekend in Bryn Athyn. We focused on using a naturally
fermenting indigo vat and also experimented with making deep blues with Logwood. Shibori and Itajime
techniques were practiced as well and the group made some great discoveries!
The Logwood ended up looking almost black/blue on silk and wool and a blue/purple on cotton
Everybody came up with very intricate patterns!