Violet Shirran

Natural Dye Workshop

Event Description:
Learn how to create your own natural dyes using plants and ingredients from your own kitchen.

Join Violet Shirran, a visual artist concerned with the environment, at The Rediscovery Centre and learn how to use plants and kitchen waste to produce beautiful natural colours on all natural fabrics.

In this day course you will learn how to Scour and Mordant Cotton, Linen, Hemp , silk and wool in order to achieve long lasting vibrant natural colours. Create a number of different dyes to use on any natural fabric.

All fabrics provided will be prepared for dyeing and will be natural fabrics. You will leave with a piece of your own and you will create your very own sample book ( with 20 different colours and shades) and instructions to continue to use natural dye at home.

*Price includes pre prepared Silk, Linen, hemp, cotton and wool.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 3rd October 2020 from 10:00 to 15:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | The Boiler House | Ballymun Road | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

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