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Forage and make natural dyes. Learn contemporary traditional printmaking techniques using locally-grown organic textiles + paper

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SELVEDGE MAGAZINE: Bundle Dyeing With Flowers + Plants: Bristol

  • Bristol Textile Quarter 1A Barton Road Bristol, England, BS2 0LF United Kingdom

A contemporary technique for creating mesmerising patterns and colour on cloth, without the need for extraction or the dye pot.

Learn how to use the a simple bind and steam technique to create your own unique designs, using no toxic, synthetic chemicals or heavy metals, as part of a sustainable creative practice. Choose from a variety of dried and fresh flowers and plants to achieve a range of colours, explore intuitive herbalism, flower symbolism and natural dyeing. 

Leave with the skills to make your own bundle dyed items and with a beautifully hand-dyed length of organic British silk, with which you may make a scarf, cushion cover or other project.

Price: £55

A length of pre-mordanted organic British silk will be provided and included in the class for you to use and there will also be more silk available to buy at an additional cost, at £28 per metre, also available by the 1/2 metre.