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Dyeing Fabric with Earth Pigments

Updated: Mar 11

Friday 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Dyeing Fabric with Earth Pigments

Workshop Fee Per Student:

Early Bird $50 / Full Price $60

Total length of time: 3 hours

Instructor's Name: Gina Levesque

Instructor's Business: Across Generations

Instructor's Website:


Description: This workshop will focus on using clays and oxides from the earth to color cloth. Colors derived from these sources are highly color and light fast but require special handling to make them so. We will cover how to pre-treat fabric to insure maximum color uptake, dyeing the fabric, and post-dyeing finishing.

Items Included:  All materials used in workshop (including pigments), linen sample squares, and a binder of information presented in workshop. 

Student Provides:  Dye apron, household cleaning gloves.


Prerequisites: None.

Minimum Age of Participants: 14

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