Natural Dyeing Workshop with NYC Native plants, Locally Grown Color + Floral waste. $155
August 29th 2:30 - 6pm
Where : Fox Fodder Farm
45 S 4th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Join Cara at Fox Fodder Farm for her first in person class of the season. We will explore using foraged NYC native plants to make extraction baths along with, dye flowers grown on Trieber Farms in the North Fork of long island and the beautiful flower off cuts from Fox Fodder Farm. We will cover mordanting your fibers, a brief history of natural dyes and how you can simply bring this technique home. We will also explore how by using household items you can shift the colors of your dye by modifying pH.
The class is 3.5 hours long with light snacks provided. You will receive Ahimsa silk swatches for samples, an ahimsa unhemmed scarf, 16 x 16 " and a swatch folder. All other materials will be provided. We cannot accommodate personal garments, but there will be pre - mordanted tee shirts available for purchase.