Create a natural dye palette using plant extracts and seasonal foraging. Print with natural dye extracts and print discharge methods to remove colour and create pattern. Experiment with a range of pattern and mark making techniques on various fabric bases such as fine woven wool, peace silk and organic cotton and linen. Explore current thinking around issues of sustainability in textiles and current innovations including new fibre types.
- Dye fabric using natural dye extracts
- Print with natural dye extracts
- Over print & discharge print using natural methods
- Develop simple screen print designs using stencils
- Explore and understand natural processes in contemporary textile practice
Morley College, Textiles Studios, 2nd Floor Nancy Swear Building, King Edward Walk SE1 7HT
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm ( January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7)
Cost: £265 or £200 concession
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Discover the beauty of natural dyes from plants and botanical extracts in a 2 day taster, exploring colour potential in a creative and friendly environment. This is a fun introduction and can stand alone or be followed up with Seasonal Natural Dyeing Spring, learning how to identify and grow dye plants that yield colour.
Two Saturdays, 10 – 4pm
Course code: W22TTSE01B
For more info and to enrol: https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/course/natural-dyeing-taster/natural-dyeing-taster-2/