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NATURAL DYEING TAKEN FURTHER LINEN & COTTON~ suitable for advanced Dyers & Makers

Regular price €110,00 Save €-110,00

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 Linen & Cotton and other plant based fibres.

Basic Knowledge of Plant dyeing on Linen & Cotton necessary, do send an email if you are uncertain :)

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

Venue: AppleOak FibreWorks Workshop - McLysaght's Units, Unit 1, Raheen Rd, TuamgraneyCo Clare.

Date: Saturday 1st of October

Time: 10am - 4pm

All materials are provided on the day and samples can be taken home. You will also receive what 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 cellulose with and without mordants, important dyes and their differences, alternative immersion dye processes, successful even dyeing, Indigo dyeing processes in theory. 

Important practices for cellulose fibres: dye fastness, finishing off dyed textiles, care of naturally dyed textiles, aging textiles

Open Q&A  

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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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