Come and learn how to create beautiful colours and patterns on paper and fabric from a range of botanical kitchen waste. Make your own paper and fabric samples to take home. Booking essential via The South London Botanical Institute website Prices from £30 – £35
Sunday 15th January 11am – 2pm Dyeing from Dining
The South London Botanical Institute
323 Norwood Road, SE24 9AQ
Dye a silk scarf using madder root. See madder root grown in SLBI garden
Study herbarium sheets of natural dye plants from SLBI. Learn about the history of the natural dyeing process and experiment with a range of colours the madder root makes. Try shibori resist techniques to create patterns with madder.
10 – 1pm
Looking forward to curating this textile show by the talented Advanced Textile Workshop students from Morley College responding to the magic of natural dyeing, the revelations of printing and the mysteries of textile construction. Themes transformed include the River Thames, road markings and personal journeys. Techniques involve surface design, hand crafting and machine stitch, felting and applique.
I will be at the sunny Herne Hill market this Sunday June 5th from 10 – 4pm with my arts and crafts stall selling original and digital blueprints, cards and naturally dyed silk scarves.
Herne Hill farmers market has an excellent mixture of arts and crafts and vintage goods together with delicious food and coffee and it is easy to get to, just by Herne Hill train station and several bus stops. Brockwell park is a stone’s throw away and has a secret garden, a lovely lido and expansive views across London…. a fun day out for everyone.