A one day Class - I am very excited about this one! This course is for people who know the basics and want to go deeper, sell their work or are planning on it and want to create and sell with confidence. This Class will focus more on discussion and sampling rather than finished results. This workshop focuses on Wool, Silk and other Protein Fibres.
Basic knowledge of natural dyeing on protein fibres necessary, do send an email if you are uncertain :)
Down Payment option available - Reserve your Spot for 55Euros and pay the remainder of 55Euros on the day.
Venue: AppleOak FibreWorks Workshop - McLysaght's Units, Unit 1, Raheen Rd, TuamgraneyCo Clare.
Date: Saturday, 11th of June
Time: 10am - 4pm
All materials are provided on the day and samples can be taken home. You will also receive the material we covered in writing on the day, as well as recipes by pdf after the workshop!
The day in detail:
Mordants and more importance, full range of mordants and their differences in application, sustainable practices, professional use versus hobby use, re-use and disposal
Dyeing Processes on protein with and without mordants, important dyes and their differences, alternative immersion dye processes, successful even dyeing, Indigo dyeing processes in theory.
Important practices for protein fibres: dye fastness, finishing off dyed textiles, care of naturally dyed textiles, aging textiles
To bring: An old apron and sturdy footwear (wellies or walking boots), lunch and a mug for tea or coffee. Coffee, tea and herbal teas are provided.
Covid and other Info:
- Classes are of 8 participants (Class will go ahead with a minimum of 5 participants)
- Please do not come, if you are unwell, we can organize a 75% refund.
- Mask wearing is optional
- Use provided sanitizer at arrival optional
- Please bring your own lunch/cutlery and mug
- The shop will be open on the day after the workshop.