NATURAL DYES IN THE KITCHEN
Online with Live Instructor over Zoom
Create a rainbow of color from the comfort of your own home! We will work with common household items (and a few specialty things) to dye natural fiber and fabric. Using sustainable methods, we will explore different techniques including submersion dyeing, bundle dyeing, shibori and more.
AVIS 111 OA
February 6 - February 27
Instructor: Kayla Powers
Requirements: Stove top or electric burner, sink (or other water source)
-Pot (something not used for cooking) I use a canning pot
-One skein of wool yarn
-One yard of cotton fabric
-Optional – silk, linen, hemp, alpaca (any other natural fiber)
-Ecover (pH neutral soap) and Orvus Paste
-Aluminum sulfate (100g per one skein of yarn + one yard of fabric)
-Cream of tartar (50g per one skein of yarn + one yard of fabric)
Additional materials for dyeing will be shared during the class.
Find these materials at:
-Dharma Trading Co.
-Your local hardware store
Upon registration students will receive a zoom invitation to join the class.
By registering for this class, I agree to participate in this program.