Morley College Courses 2021/22

Botanical swatches, photo by Marianne Wie
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

Daylesford Organic Farm – Cyanotype in the Cotswolds – July and September

Zoe Burt cyanotype
Zoe Burt cyanotype

CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP

Discover the magic of early photography inspired by botanical heroines, artists and the wonders of nature.

Hosted at Daylesford organic Cotswold Farm, this workshop will explore the fascinating history of cyanotype.
You’ll also learn how to make your own postcard prints inspired by nature.

The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit.

DATE: Thursday 22nd July 2021

LOCATION: Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

TIMINGS: 2pm – 4pm

PRICE: £85 per person

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-cotswolds/

DATE: Thursday 2nd September 2021

LOCATION: Daylesford near Kingham, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YG

TIMINGS: 2pm – 4pm

PRICE: £85 per person
For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-cotswolds-2/

Daylesford Cyanotype workshops – virtual events – July & October

Zoe Burt Cyanotype postcards
Zoe Burt Cyanotype postcards

DATE: Wednesday 14th July 2021

LOCATION: online via Zoom

TIMINGS: 10.30am – midday

PRICE: £45 per person

Discover the magic of early photography inspired by botanical heroines, artists and the wonders of nature.

This workshop will explore the fascinating history of cyanotype. You’ll also learn how to make your own postcard prints inspired by nature.

The workshop fee includes a beginner’s cyanotype kit which will be posted out in advance of the session so there’s no need to worry about sourcing materials.

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/events/cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt-virtual-event-2/

DATE: Thursday 7th October 2021

LOCATION: online via Zoom

TIMINGS: 10.30am – midday

PRICE: £45 per person

For more information and to book please visit
https://www.daylesford.com/shop/events/7th-oct-cyanotype-workshop-with-zoe-burt/

Natural Dye workshop in the South London Botanical Institute Garden

Natural Dye workshop SLBI
Natural Dye workshop SLBI

Saturday June 12th 10am – 1pm
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road, London SE24 9AQ

• Create a sample colour card using heritage dye plants of the kind growing in the SLBI garden

• See herbarium specimens of these dye plants from the SLBI herbarium collection

• Enjoy a colourful June day exploring botanical hues and plant stories

This event will take place in the SLBI garden with 6 people, we will be observing the current regulations regarding masks, spacing and sanitising.

For more details and how to book visit
https://www.slbi.org.uk/event/natural-dyeing-in-the-slbi-garden/?mc_cid=90bb2469b5&mc_eid=3fddafba40

Plant Recording with cyanotype photography



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
Booking essential:
Tel: 020 8674 5787
e-mail: info@slbi.org.uk