5 October – 9 November 2021 | Tuesdays | Seasonal Natural Dyeing Autumn | Morley College, London

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING AUTUMN

1 day per week, 5 x Tuesdays, 10 – 4pm

£245 concessions available
(W21TTSE04A – course code)

For more details and to enrol: https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/course/seasonal-natural-dyeing-autumn/

Learn to extract colour from roots, leaves, bark, flowers and berries. Practice how to make mordants for different fabric types and how to extend a colour palette using modifiers. Create a bespoke record book of harmonious colours from nature. Harvest plants from the dye garden.

 

 

22nd September – 8th December 2021 | Wednesdays | Textiles Advanced Workshop | Morley College, London

TEXTILES ADVANCED WORKSHOP

1 day per week, 11 x Wednesdays, 10 – 4pm – £535 concessions available
(W21TTSH01A – course code)

For more details and to enrol: https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/course/textiles-advanced-workshop/textiles-advanced-workshop/

Create textiles in a stimulating and supportive environment in a specialist textiles studio with a dye garden. Develop your own projects with a view to exhibiting and working to commission. Special attention will be given to sustainability, research, design, exhibitions and current textiles practice. A series of workshops, demonstrations and presentations will be offered to explore textile techniques. This course is suitable for those with an independent outlook and advanced textiles experience, such as a degree, or who have completed the Textiles Foundation course and want to further their practice. The group hold in year or end of year exhibitions and participate in other creative opportunities arising through collaborations with other visual departments at Morley and external partners. Entry is by informal interview in person or by phone/email, with a (digital) portfolio of recent work.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop your own historical and practical research for individual themes and ideas.
  • Investigate a range of print and dye processes.
  • Use a variety of constructed techniques and hand stitch.
  • Develop your own individual textile practice.
  • Explore sustainable principles to embed in your own studio practise

 

18 & 25 September 2021 | Natural Dyeing Taster | Morley College, London

NATURAL DYEING TASTER (W21TTSE02A)
Discover the beauty of natural dyes from plants in a 2 day taster. Explore colour potential in a creative and friendly environment.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 18TH September 2021 – 25th September (another tutor for 25th)

Click this link for all details and to enrol: https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/course/natural-dyeing-taster/natural-dyeing-taster/

Courses on the second floor of Nancy Seear Building. King Edwards Walk near Waterloo and Lambeth North Stations. There is lift access to the first floor only. Good mobility required for stairs to studio and garden.

Natural Dyeing and Printing, Cyanotype and Advanced Textile courses at Morley College 2021/22

Botanical swatches, photo by Marianne Wie

TEXTILES ADVANCED WORKSHOP
1 Day per week, Wednesdays 10 – 4pm – £535 – concessions available
• 22nd September – 8th December 2021 (W21TTSH01A)
• 12th January – 30th March 2022 (W21TTSH01B)

NATURAL DYEING AND SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES (W21TTSE01A)
1 day per week in blocks of 5, over 4 terms. 20 days total, 10 – 4pm
• 5th October 2021 – 24th May 2022 (all 4 seasons as below)
• £990 – concessions available

NATURAL DYEING TASTER (W21TTSE02A)
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.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 18TH September 2021 – 25th September (another tutor for 25th)

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING AUTUMN (W21TTSE04A)
Learn to extract colour from roots, leaves, bark, flowers and berries. Practice how to make mordants for different fabric types and how to extend a colour palette using modifiers. Create a bespoke record book of harmonious colours from nature. Harvest plants from the dye garden
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 5th October – 9th November 2021

CYANOTYPE BLUEPRINTING (W21TTSA04A)
Learn to prepare a light sensitive blueprint solution and how to apply it to different surfaces effectively including paper and fabric.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 6th and 13th November 2021

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING WINTER (W21TTSE04B)
Create a natural dye palette using plant extracts and seasonal foraging. Print with natural dye extracts and print with natural 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, organic cotton and linen. Explore current thinking around issues of sustainability in textiles.
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 11TH January – 8th February 2022

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING SPRING (W21TTSE04C)
Grow and identify dye plants and utilise the dye garden. Experiment with seasonal plant dyeing, contact printing, solar dyeing and eco printing. Create and test natural dye mordants on a variety of fabrics. Plan a dye garden design. Develop a beautiful book of samples and recipes
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 1ST – 29TH March 2022

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING SUMMER (W21TTSE04D)
Research seasonal natural dyeing on sustainable fabrics. Explore contemporary natural dye practise globally and links to ritual, medicine and folklore. Utilise plants from the dye garden. Develop an individual project to showcase your design development
5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm – £245 concessions available
• 26th April – 24th May 2022

NATURAL DYE TASTER (W21TTSE02B)
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.
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 15TH January 2022 – 22nd January 2022

PRINT WITH NATURAL DYE EXTRACTS (W21TTSE03A)
Learn to mix natural dye print pastes from extracts and fix stencil designs
2 Saturdays 10 – 4pm – £100 concessions available
• 2 – 9TH July 2022

The courses are on the second floor of the Nancy Seear Building on King Edwards Walk near Waterloo and Lambeth North Stations. There is lift access to the first floor only. Good mobility required for stairs to studio and garden

Seasonal Natural Dyeing Summer

Morley College Dye Garden
Morley College Dye Garden

SEASONAL NATURAL DYEING SUMMER
Course Code: VTX218C
27 April – 25 May, 5 Tuesdays 10 – 4pm
Morley College, Waterloo Centre

Research seasonal natural dyeing on sustainable fabrics. Explore contemporary natural dye practise globally and links to ritual, medicine and folklore. Utilise plants from the Morley dye garden. Develop with support an individual project to showcase your design development.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Learn about and plant dye plants and harvest from the Morley College dye garden
• Experiment with a summer seasonal natural dye palette on a range of fibres
• Explore natural dye printing
• Develop an individual project for a textile artwork, fashion application or interior design
• Research, discuss and use sustainable fabrics
• Complete a book of plant colour swatches with recipes and suppliers

For morel details and to book visit www.morleycollege.ac.uk

Advanced Textile Workshop January 2021

Textiles Advanced Workshop
Textiles Advanced Workshop

Limited availability for safe working on this advanced course in the specialist textile studio leading to a group exhibition “Reset” in the newly refurbished Morley Gallery after Easter 2021. For more information and to enrol visit via www.morleycollege.co.uk with course code VTX005B
Artwork shown here by workshop participant Line Le fevre