Workshops & Classes

Native Color: Natural Dyeing With Boise's Dye Plants

When: Thu., Sept. 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m. and Fri., Oct. 2, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 2015

Learn to use local dye plants to produce natural dye colors. MING Studios’ current artists-in-residence Kathrin Niemann and Kristen Cooper will demonstrate how to extract dye from plant material and introduce a variety of dyeing techniques. Learn how to pre-treat vegetable and animal fibers for dyeing, and how various mordants and modifiers alter plant color. Up to eight participants, preregistration is recommended. Sign up by emailing kristen@mingstudios.org

Price: $40

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