Introduction to natural dyeing

The workshops are limited in quantity (4 to 6 trainees) and we take all measures to distance and disinfect the spaces. Remember to come with your mask.

Natural dyeing workshop 

€ 230.00 - 2 days
  115.00 - 1 day
   75.00 - 1/2 day (adult or Parents/kids)

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INITIATION to natural dyeing.

2 days to discover natural dyeing for fabrics :

- the fundamentals of natural dyeing and its history,

- the different fibers: preparing fiber, washing fiber, different mordanting with alum, gallnut, iron,

- natural dyes: color extraction, different types of dyes.

- dyeing process: making dye bath, the "monobath" process

- nuancing 

- shibori, arashi shibori, tie & dye and bundle techniques

- your own creation on linen (scarf or tea towel)

1 day to discover natural dyeing for fabrics :

- the fundamentals of natural dyeing and its history,

- theoretical principles to prepare fabric,

-  mordanting with Alum or gallnut,

- dyeing bath and " monobath" process, preparing  3 baths

- shibori technique and nuancing 

- your own creation on linen (scarf or tea towel)

1/2 day to discover natural dyeing for fabrics :

- the theoretical fundamentals of natural dyeing, preparing fiber and dyeing bath,

- making tests with samples prepared (mordanted or not) in the 5 dyeing baths  prepared for the workshop,

- folding techniques  and making a sample

- your own creation on linen (scarf or tea towel)

You must bring your lunch and an apron, we provide you with tea / coffee.

You leave with your technical sheets, samples, your creation (scarf or tea towel) and you receive by email an illustrated booklet summarizing the workshop and all the techniques you have discussed, the list of suppliers to continue your experiment.