Linen Cotton natural dyeing workshop poster
During the workshop
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Workshop set up
mordanting linen scarves
Linen scarves
madder bath

NATURAL DYEING ~ The Basics for Linen & Cotton Fabrics

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A one day workshop learning  how to dye Linen & cotton fabric, perhaps a scarf (to be confirmed) successfully - teaching you how to naturally dye your own plant based yarn & fabric using sustainable and Eco friendly methods. You will learn about mordants, the importance of plant knowledge, what your kitchen, garden & local hedgerows have to offer, how to extract dye successfully and having fun doing it!

This is a great workshop for hobby dyers and Beginners alike. No experience is necessary. 

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    Down Payment option available- Reserve your Spot online and pay the remainder of 55 Euros on the day.

    Venue: AppleOak FibreWorks Dye House - McLysaght's Units, Unit 1, Raheen Rd, Tuamgraney, Co Clare.

    2 Dates: Saturday, 12th of March 10am -3pm, Saturday 10th of September

    All materials are provided on the day and fabrics/scarves 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:

    Introduction to plant sources covering foraging, garden, kitchen and imported dyes
    Discovering different Mordant methods for plant based fibres, why and how              Lunch Break
    Learning how to extract and dye with natural dyes
    How to Influence Colours, using sustainable ingredients

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    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.

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    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.

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