A workshop day on imprint dyeing on fabric .
This can be a natural lead on from our previous days workshop (TUESDAY JUNE 6TH IMPRINT DYEING ON PAPER – ECO DYEING IN A DAY (there is a cost reduction for attending both days))
A one day workshop experience using fabrics including inspirational ideas on recycling clothing.
This one day workshop will give you a taste of imprint dyeing which uses living plants to put their patterns onto various types of pre mordanted fabrics
Learn the techniques that makes this very natural form of printing possible.
Using our dye beds here at the railway station and an excellent range of local, sustainable wild plants find out which are suitable to imprint with
Learn about the possibilities plants have to give
Learn about mordants and natural tannins and how they react with different plants and cloths .
Learn about the herbal plants we eat and what they can offer the dyer and imprinter.
Stunningly beautiful location with easy road or rail access, accommodation available in this unique setting for those who are travelling or want to experience the pleasure of natures beautiful Scottish location
The workshop day is from 10am-4.30pm : contact us to book or more details