In this relaxing workshop Upstate at the lovely Alder East store , you will learn how to dye and paint with frozen fresh and dried flowers to create a breathtaking masterpiece on silk.
Through gently soaking petals, we will learn how to treat fabrics to be able to take natural dyes, extract color from flowers and natural dye stuffs while experimenting with advanced floral dyeing techniques you can all do at home! Through only a little steam you will learn to transmute assorted flowers into beautiful patterns on your fabric. This class will also cover using natural additives to create cosmic patterns. We will also explore medicinal plants and using bundle dyeing as a healing ritual.
You will create your own peace silk scarf and swatch book and learn a technique for your left over flowers.