Sustainable Luxury Fashion, An Introduction

Sustainable luxury fashion
Sustainable luxury fashion

Sustainable Luxury Fashion, An Introduction
2 Fridays 14th and 21st May, 11 – 4pm, online via zoom
Course code: VFC338A

Make a unique sustainable silk camisole, dyed and patterned with botanicals, with Alice Holloway and Zoë Burt. Create a garment in your size and explore natural dyeing and patterning using a heritage dye plant or seasonally foraged plant material. Students will be introduced to concepts of sustainability and ethical fashion in business and localism. The silk is Majestic silk, grown and woven in UK The cost of materials is included in the course fee.
For more details and to book visit www.morleycollege.ac.uk and type in the course title

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

Science, Botany, Creativity and Suffragettes

Tune into a online talk via The South London Botanical Institute
Wednesday 3rd March
7- 8pm
A talk and visual investigation – to celebrate International Women’s Day
Focusing on a few female botanists, Zoë will be exploring through artistry and vision, the connecting plant power in protest through direct message and re-useable textile banners and stitch

Women Parade for Womens Suffrage
Votes for Women

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. Bookings via www.slbi.org.uk
They will email you the link and password once bookings close on the day of the talk

Poppy Textile Workshop

Learn to stitch a beautiful botanical design based on poppy herbarium specimens. Materials provided
Sunday 12th November
2 – 5 pm
£20 members/£25 non-members
booking essentail via www.slbi.org.uk
or call 0208 674 5787 by Thursday 9th November

Poppy Textile workshop