Natural Dyeing of Yarn + Fabric
Learn to select and prepare locally harvested plant materials to dye your own yarn and cloth. We will go over how to identify the right dye plants and safely mordant them. Then we’ll make twelve to eighteen types of dye vats, including indigo. Everyone will go home with several ready-to-use yarns or yardage, as well as dye baths for later use.
A materials list is provided by the instructor.
Some materials are provided.
About the Instructor
Jan Thomas was born into a family that traveled the world. When she was a young girl living in Morocco, she fell in love with the colorful handmade fabrics - djellaba, caftans, rugs, baskets and other things fiber. She learned to work a drop spindle and knit. She has been spinning on modern wheels, weaving, knitting, natural dying and generally living with fiber under her bed for over 40 years.See More Classes By Instructor Instructor Website