Kitchen Dyeing: A Natural Dye Study Using Kitchen Scraps

$50.00

Instructor: Megan Williams

Availability: In stock

Join Megan Williams, maker of Adventure Textiles, for a morning of fiber and color. We’ll be exploring the magic of achieving natural colors from onion skins, avocado pits, tea, pomegranates and turmeric. Come prepared to learn how to set up natural dye pots and dye with four different common kitchen materials and an iron modifier. This workshop will cover safety/clean up procedures and how to prepare materials for dyeing. Each participant will leave with access to the Kitchen Dyeing dye book pdf, several dye samples and a set of four dyed cotton napkins.

Class is Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 7:00PM EST

Supplies:

  • Stainless steel pots (kitchen pots are OK to use for this workshop)
  • Spoons
  • Bowls
  • Scale
  • Apron
  • Scissors
  • Strainer
  • The clean pits and skins of 10 avocados
  • Kits can be purchased at www.adventuretextiles.com/dyebooks

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

Skills needed:
Access to a stove top and sink.

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