Fabric Dyeing for Quilters and Crafts

$50.00

Instructor: Katie Weston

Availability: In stock

Create a Fat Quarter colour palette using Procion dyes. – Procion dyes are a really simple way to add colour to cotton fabric. In this workshop we’ll dye 8 different Fat Quarters using different techniques. We’ll cover basic colour theory so you understand how to mix dyes to make the perfect colour, and also cover more complicated techniques to create fabric with multiple colours and patterns.

Class is Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00AM EST

Supplies:

  • 2m of cotton poplin (quilting cotton) in white, cream or undyed.
  • 10g each of Procion dyes in Magenta, Turquoise, Yellow and Black (exact names will vary depending on your supplier).
  • 500g of soda ash/washing soda.
  • Equipment for dyeing- you should not use this for food purposes after the workshop. Containers for mixing dye to hold around 500ml of liquid, Trays and tubs to hold fabric (these can be washed, re-used food packaging trays), Measuring jug, Utensils for stirring, spray bottle, string

Homework:

There is homework for this class. Homework will be sent in an email along with class handouts.

Skills Needed:

No prior dyeing experience required.

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