Natural silk dye workshop, 11am to 3.45pm
Family friendly workshop introducing you to plants, dyes and printing techniques.
Handle pictures and objects sourced at Kew that bring the story of each community scroll to life.
Learn how to extract dyes from plants then use them to dye your own silk ribbon to take home.
The workshop will be run by textile artist and designer Zoe Burt.
Drop in to the Nash Conservatory on Sunday 22 October 2017 for a special day for families and children of all ages to celebrate the connections between the people and places along the Thames and the Hooghly River in India.
2 Day Summer Cyanotype course
15th – 22nd July, 10 – 4pm
Morley College, course code STE051A
£95 (concessions available)
book in person or via the Morley College website or call: 020 7450 1889
Morley College, 61 Westminster bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
A chance to learn how to develop a unique blueprint and browntone postcard to record plant specimens from the South London Botanical Institute herbarium using a historical form of botanical photography.
11 – 2 pm
Sunday 11th June
The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ GB
Tel: 020 8674 5787
Saturday 27th May Chelsea Fringe event: Botanical Textiles in Morley College Garden
Morley College Garden is a little green oasis of tranquility just minutes’ walk from busy Waterloo Station. Morley College textile tutors are opening our secret garden especially for the Chelsea Fringe for 4 workshops
I will be offering a natural dye workshop
Also on offer is papermaking, felt making and woven basketry flowers
2 hour workshops in each skill – try one or two!
The workshops will take place in the garden behind the Nancy Seear building on King Edward Walk. In case of very inclement weather, we will retreat to the Morley College textiles studio.
11am – 1pm (Natural Dyeing and Papermaking) and 2pm – 4pm (Felt Flowers and Basketweaving)
Each workshop is £20
For more info and to book tickets