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January 2022

Beginner Natural Dyes

January 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beginner Natural Dyes

In this course, we’ll take a hands-on approach to learning natural dyes. We’ll dye a variety of fabrics in different dyes, and students will leave with a small sample collection. Instructor: Rebecca Porche 

 Cost: 166

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                          Date                Time

CSP 4000   24726            1/29 – 1/30     Saturday 11am-5pm & Sunday 11am-5pm

Registration Deadline: 1/22/22

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February 2022

Painting with Plant Dyes

February 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Painting with Plant Dyes

Learn how to achieve a range of hues from a single dyepot! On the first day of this 2-day workshop, we’ll mix, thicken, and paint with several mordants. We’ll dye our fabrics on day 2 and observe as our fabrics take up a range of colors as mordant mixes with dye. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

**Students should bring: a pair of fabric scissors, 3-4 paintbrushes in various sizes, and fabric design ideas/sketches. *Note: a fundamental knowledge of the natural dye process is very helpful 

Cost: 165.00

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                             Date                Time

CSP 4000 24727                    2/26 – 2/27     Saturday & Sunday 11AM-5PM

Registration Deadline: 2/19/22

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May 2022

The Organic Indigo Vat

May 3, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Organic Indigo Vat

During this one and a half day workshop, we’ll dye sample fabric and silk scarves in indigo, using different resist techniques to create designs.  You’ll also learn the fundamentals of starting and maintaining an organic indigo vat, and go home with your own mini vat! Instructor: Rebecca Porche

*Note: Students should bring: an apron, gloves (dishwashing style or disposable), a pair of small embroidery scissors/snips and fabric-marking tool of choice. Optional supplies: thimble

*Also: Simple hand-sewing skills are helpful for this course.

 Cost: 116.00

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                          Date                Time

CSP 4000  24728             5/10 – 5/14            Tuesday 3pm – 6:30pm

Saturday 11am – 5pm

Registration Deadline: 5/3/22

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