Current workshops on hold due to Covid.
Tuesday 18th February 2020 Half Term workshop 10am – 1pm
Pick plants, make dye and create LEAF BABY Cost: £20 per child
You will collect and forage flowers and leaves in the beautiful Sullivans Gardens in Walton Upon Thames and then return to the Riverhouse Barn Art Centre to make dyes from the plants. After we have made the coloured dyes we will dye felt and make a leaf or pea pod baby from our naturally dyed fabric.
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2020 11am – 4pm
Create a Rainbow of Natural Colours cost £100 In this active and hands-on course, you will discover alchemy and age old techniques. You will use fresh and dried plant materials, roots, insects, bark and fruit to learn the best ways of extracting colour from each type of dyestuff
Day 1 – Base colours Day 2 – Overdying with Indigo and others
Sunday 3rd May 2020 –
Forage and Dye – Introduction to natural dyeing Cost £50 11am – 3pm – see details on the right
Saturday 6th June and Sunday 7th June 2020 1 1/2 day course
Adding more depth to your natural dye palette – Experimental follow on course, dyeing and printing techniques Cost £80 – see details on the right
My workshops are at the RIVERHOUSE BARN ARTS CENTRE in Walton on Thames Surrey
Please contact me if you would like me to run a workshop near you