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Fri, 17 May

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Potager Pardens

Natural dyes workshop - Colours of Summer

An exploration of natural dyes and botanical colour with shibori technique

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Natural dyes workshop - Colours of Summer
Natural dyes workshop - Colours of Summer

Time & Location

17 May 2024, 10:30 – 16:30

Potager Pardens, High Cross, Constantine, Falmouth TR11 5RF, UK

About the event

Come and explore the hidden dye plants of late summer alongside the colours that can be found from the scraps from the kitchen. Ever wondered what colours you can get from nettle, bramble, hawthorn or gorse? Together we will explore non toxic mordant techniques, learn to extract colours from flowers, barks and leaves and you will leave with your own shibori dyed piece of British wool and seasonal colours swatch sheet. This is a practical, playful and experiential workshop to spark your curiosity and start your natural dye journey. We will be based in Potager’s beautiful studio with time to go on a foraging walk in the gardens.

£110 including British wool and tea and coffee. Please bring a packed lunch, or you’re welcome to order lunch in the café.

Run by Naomi Hannam – ‘I am artist, educator and nature based facilitator. My work centres around weaving connection between land, community and creativity. I work with the abundance of nature to celebrate beauty, play and curiosity through practical relationships with plants, fungi and fibre’.  

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