Natural Dye Shibori Workshop with Birgit Moffatt

Date: 
16 February 2018 to 18 February 2018

Indulge yourself in a weekend long workshop to learn the basics about natural dyes. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare your fabrics for the dye process with a range of dye plants.

Explore a variety of shibori techniques which include stitching, binding and folding. Experiment with these techniques and dye stuff on protein fibres (wool & silk). Feels free to bring a selection of your own silk or wool fabrics (only small amounts) to test.

Design and dye your own scarves to take home!

This workshop retreat will include:

· sample silk fabrics to experiment with

· all dyestuff /tools/materials provided

· 2 silk scarf (medium size and large size)

· instructions for a variety of patterns

· handout with recipes, plant information & more

The workshop commences on Friday 5pm and finishes on Sunday 3pm

Cost: $ 440 (this includes 2 nights accommodation, dinner and breakfasts -please bring your own lunch)

Booking: birgitmoffatt@gmail.com http://www.birgitmoffatt.com

Click here to download flyer.