Natural dyeing is all the rage! PGHW has a dye garden at Awbury Arboretum where we grow plants to dye for! But how many of us know the chemistry, how much to use and how to achieve our desired effect? Well now you can learn all about Natural Dyeing from one of our local member experts, Melanie Hasan of Modest TransitionsNatural Dye 101: Learn about weight of fiber, fabric types, scouring and mordantingMarch 27, 2022 10:00 am – 2 pm$175 Members fee for all 3 classes$225 non members fee for all 3 classes$75.00 individual classNatural Dye 102: Learn what ph modifiers are and how to work with them. It’s chemistry!April 3, 2022 10:00 am – 2 pm$175 Members fee for all 3 classes$225 non members fee for all 3 classes$75.00 individual class
Natural Dye 201: Color extraction + swatchingAttendees will use skills and techniques learned in 101 & 102 to create a natural dye swatch library using fibers discussed. Attendees will use ph modifiers to shift to a range of different color palettes.April 10, 2022 10:00 am – 2 pm$175 Members fee for all 3 classes$225 non members fee for all 3 classes$75.00 individual classClass size is limited to 10 so sign up early!
Cancellation Policy: Students who cancel more than 30 days prior to the start of a class/workshop will be given a full refund. Students who cancel 14 days or less prior to the start of the class, will not receive a refund. Classes and workshops that do not fill 2 weeks prior to their start date will be canceled. Students will be notified at that time. Full refunds will be given if the class is cancelled.
Natural Dyeing 3 part Series
Natural Dyeing – Learn everything you need to know about dyeing from your garden!
March 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
One event on April 3, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on April 10, 2022 at 10:00 am