Natural Dyeing Fun – 11 June 2023 – Venue Whistlewood Common
with Katherine Parrish
10.30 am – 1.30 pm
Learn how to use common plants and natural materials to dye fabrics and the basics of making patterns with store cupboard ingredients. Katherine will also lead you through a Japanese dyeing technique called Shibori. You will leave the workshop with several dyed materials including either a scarve or tote bag.
Dyes and some fabric will be provided but if you would like to bring your own small items then ensure that the fabric is pure cotton.
Price: £40 including refreshments. Please bring your lunch.
A limited number of concessionary places are available for people on low-incomes. Please see our terms and conditions to see if you qualify.
Katherine has a background in Art and Craft practice; she’s been a glassblower and potter. But her love in all of this artistic life has been colour. After gaining teaching qualifications she’s taught in a wide range of settings to a wide range of people from prisoners at HM Prison Leicester, to kids after school clubs. Her style is ‘let’s learn and have fun’. She loves to encourage people to have a go and learn how to be more confident on their crafting journey, focusing on tips, tricks and techniques.
This workshop is being organised and run by Katherine Parrish
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