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
Tel: 020 8674 5787
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
Sunday 15th January 11am – 2pm Dyeing from Dining
The South London Botanical Institute
323 Norwood Road, SE24 9AQ
Dye a silk scarf using madder root. See madder root grown in SLBI garden
Study herbarium sheets of natural dye plants from SLBI. Learn about the history of the natural dyeing process and experiment with a range of colours the madder root makes. Try shibori resist techniques to create patterns with madder.
10 – 1pm