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Intro to Botanical Alchemy in Historic Shelburne

  • Art Studio 138 138 Water Street Shelburne, NS, B0T 1W0 Canada (map)

Workshops will be held in historic Shelburne, Nova Scotia, in collaboration with Studio 138.

Intro to Botanical Alchemy

A collaboration between Mamie’s Schoolhouse & Studio 138: 3 days of ecological fibre arts workshops in historic Shelburne

Do you want to try plant dyes but don’t know where to start? Have you already done some natural dyeing, but would like to expand your understanding and range of techniques? This workshop is the perfect overview of the magical world of beautiful pigments from Nature.

Students Will Take Home:

  • mini-skeins of local wool plus small fabric samples dyed in the workshop for use in other crafts and/or as a reference library of techniques

  • dye records showing the key variables in achieving successful results

  • the skills to further explore the magic of plant colour

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Earlier Event: August 10
Intermediate Ecoprinting