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Garden to Cloth - Exploring Plant-based Dyes
Date: Sunday, Aug 8 - Saturday, Aug 14, 2021
Subject: Dyeing, Gardening & Homesteading, Sewing
Instructor: Melanie Wilder
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Use natural dyes, grown in western North Carolina, to experiment with a rainbow of color options. Discuss how to incorporate dye plants in the home landscape, as well as best practices for harvest. Explore multiple mordanting and natural dyeing techniques, including eco-printing and surface design. Using your hand-dyed cloth, learn to create simple garments and accessories.

Tuition: $630.00

To register for this class, please call 1-800-365-5724.

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


The madder dyed mordant print cloths Photo Credit: Julieta Fumberg


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WITHDRAWAL AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Because of registration costs and other services, including faculty contracts, material acquisitions and housing arrangements, the Folk School is required to charge cancellation fees to students who change their itineraries.
  • Once students are accepted into a class, our cancellation policies apply, regardless of the reason for canceling.
  • Cancellation of enrollment more than 30 days prior to the first day of class results in a cancellation fee of 50% of the deposit.
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  • No tuition, deposit, housing or meals refunds will be made after the start date of a class.
  • Registrations are not transferable.
  • Students who cancel their enrollment in a class to transfer to another class are charged the cancellation fee, plus the deposit for the class to which they wish to transfer.

The madder dyed mordant print cloths Photo Credit: Julieta Fumberg
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