Workshop: Naturally Dyed Textiles Part II

Event Date: 
Sat, Jun 02, 2018

An-Phuong Ly, Textile Artist
In this program, participants will learn about the wide range of colors that nature can yield. Using seasonal, locally sourced plants, kitchen compost, and other natural materials, you will have the opportunity to experiment with various hues and learn about the ways to prepare fabric for dyeing. With a focus on three primary colors, you will be able to accomplish a full spectrum of color during this session. A brief history of the practice of natural dyeing as well as the origins of some materials and colors will be discussed during the lecture component. The science behind the process, mordants, and modifiers will also be covered.

DATE: Saturday, June 2
TIME: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: National Garden Amphitheater (Rain Location: Conservatory Classroom)
FREE: This program is full