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Local Plant Dyeing Workshop: Foraging & Extracting Color

July 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

| $60

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!

At this workshop:
We’ll learn about the history of natural dyeing then dye silk scarves with the material collected at the Friday foraging hike.


July 18, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
215-482-7300, 110
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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