Natural Dyeing & Sustainable Textiles

Natural Dyeing & Sustainable Textiles VTX218A flyer
Natural Dyeing & Sustainable Textiles VTX218A

This year long course covers everything you need to know about natural dyeing and printing. It is designed to deliver a comprehensive and detailed practical overview of contemporary practise. Explore sustainable textiles, current innovations, fibresheds and the circular economy. Design a dye garden and grow plants in and harvest colour from the Morley College dye garden. The course will generate a portfolio of samples, notes, skills and recipes to use in a variety of platforms and for further development. This course is run in 4 blocks as follows: VTX142A: Autumn 2020 , VTX142B: Winter 2021 , VTX218B: Spring 2021, VTX218C: Summer 2021, nesting within VTX218A Combined total 20 weeks

For more information and to book visit www.morleycollege.ac.uk

Artful Autumn & Family Fun at Kew gardens 22nd October 2017

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.

Kew family workshop

Sunday October 22nd

Dyeing from Dining workshop

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

Natural Dye workshop:  dyeing from dining
Natural Dye workshop: dyeing from dining

Sunday 15th January 11am – 2pm
Dyeing from Dining
The South London Botanical Institute
323 Norwood Road, SE24 9AQ