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Dye Like a Shaker (Shaker Week)
Date: Sunday, Nov 1 - Saturday, Nov 7, 2020
Subject: Dyeing
Instructor: Pat Armstrong
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Before the invention of synthetic dyes in 1856, compounds extracted from plant (and some insect) materials were the source of all textile dyes. This is how the Shakers colored their famously well-constructed textiles. Work your way around the color wheel while using tried and tested methods to mordant, dye, and modify natural fiber samples with natural dyes, including indigo. Since the Shakers also adopted practices from the outside world, we'll explore other applications, such as simple shibori, hand painting yarn, and eco-printing on silk. All levels invited.

Tuition: $630.00

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Deposit: A deposit of $150.00 will be due upon checkout to hold your seat in this class.




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