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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.

Details

Date:
July 17, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$20
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Venue

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Phone:
215-482-7300, 110
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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Website:
http://www.schuylkillcenter.org