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Natural Dye Workshop

  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles 520 S 1st St San Jose United States (map)

Fee: $15.00 Members, $25.00 Non-members (Fee includes admission to the museum)

Workshop Type: Fabric dying
Instructors: Artist in Residence, Lisa Solomon
Experience Level
: No experience required, age 12 to adult
Spots available: 25

Workshop description: An introduction to the concept of using items you can easily find in a grocery store or forage in your backyard to create natural dyes. We will discuss prepping materials, what works best for natural dyes, and mordants. We’ll create several dye vats that you can test, discuss dye properties, folding and tying techniques to generate interesting patterns and motifs.