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Not Your Grandma's Dye-Pot!

  • 09 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
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The goal for this dyeing workshop is to learn the basics for dyeing full rich color in cellulose yarn (cotton, rayon, linen, etc.), dyeing safely, traditional as well as non-traditional application of dyes, and processes needed to set the dyes for color fastness. Students will learn fundamentals for dye application to produce one of a kind, technically sound and color-fast hand-dyed cotton yarn and fabric. Students will learn techniques for space-dyeing skeins and warps, resist dyeing yarn, and how to set up a basic dye kitchen. And, beyond that, to learn to dye with personal fearlessness and intention. We will discuss and explore a wide variety of ways to layout warps to be dyed - each layout giving a different result for what will turn into woven fabric. This is not a “recipe” class. Using 7 hues of Fiber Reactive MX dyes students will begin to develop insight into the essence of color that allows them to blend, shade and produce a full spectrum of color.

Level: All levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Materials Fee:  Materials Fee:  $30 for dye kit. I offer pre-wound, scoured warps and skeins for those of you who want to supplement your supply. Please order through my webshop at least 2 weeks before the workshop. Since I am driving, I can bring them along with me.

Registration: Members $125, Non-members $150

Instructor: Bio Kathrin Weber


408 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801

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