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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

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The madder dyed mordant print cloths Photo Credit: Julieta Fumberg


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The madder dyed mordant print cloths Photo Credit: Julieta Fumberg
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