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Local Plant Dyeing Hike: Foraging & Extracting Color
July 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| $20
Learn to use plants to produce natural dyes. Elissa Meyers and Mira Adornetto of BLUEREDYELLOW will lead a two-part workshop about natural dyeing. The series starts with a hike to identify and collect plants. On day two we’ll talk about the history of these plants and dye fabrics with the collected material. Bring a lunch on Saturday. Pre-registration required.
Participants will take away worksheets, samples, and a silk scarf dyed with the plants collected on the hike.
Two part course:
Friday, July 17, Foraging Hike | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 18, Dyeing Workshop | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
$20 Hike only, $60 Workshop. Both sessions: $75. Register online now – there only three spaces left for the workshop!
At this foraging hike:
We’ll learn all about how to identify common dye plants and when and how to collect them, plus, we’ll gather material to use on Saturday.