Natural Dye Workshop

21.10.2023, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Alice Burnhope


Cockpit Deptford 18-22 Creekside Deptford London, SE8 3DZ

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Event description

Who fancies joining, award-winning textile artist Alice Burnhope, for her last natural dye workshop of 2023?

As a celebration to a summer of fabulous workshops, Alice be hosting a bespoke 2 in 1 workshop for the price of one workshop!
Special price (normally £130 pp) and limited tickets available!

Join Alice on Saturday 21st October 2-4:30pm at Cockpit Studios to learn how to harness food waste to create yummy natural dyes into waste fabrics ♻️

Introduce yourself to the basics of natural dyeing and enjoy the fun and interactive bundle dye workshop, learn how to create beautiful botanical patterns and take home swatches and botanically dyed upcycled fabric, creating a visual statement of slow conscious design.
Bonus activities, studio tour and paint with natural dye inks onto watercolour paper and cards

First hour of the workshop, introduce yourself to the basics of natural dyeing with food waste such as:

How to prepare fabrics for dyeing

What are mordants?

How to make a dye bath with food waste

How to dye fabrics

Take home a fabric swatch and online pdf

Second hour of the workshop, learn the ‘Bundle Dye’ technique and take home a large fabric sample which can be used as a napkin at home or a silk scarf. Towards the end of the workshop, enjoy painting with natural dye inks onto watercolour paper and cards.

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