Natural Dye Workshop

Natural Dye Workshop at The Steel Rooms


18th October 2017 10:00 - 16:00

Natural Dye Workshop at The Steel Rooms

Level: Beginners.

Tutor: Joelle Harris

Workshop Date and Time:

Wednesday 18 October 2017 10am – 4pm

Cost: £45 per person including all materials + light refreshments

Join Joelle for a day of fun, experimenting with locally available materials to dye a selection of wool samples.  Learn the principles of dyeing wool in an environmentally friendly way.   You will leave with the skills to enable you continue to create your own natural dyes at home.

About Joelle … Joelle Harris recently graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Textiles at Hull School of Art and Design.  An interest in the natural world and the craftsmanship involved in construction of the industrial past, inspire her to cultivate high standards of expertise in her specialism.  Joelle loves the tactile qualities of textiles and expressing her creativity through messy experimentation.  She explores and enjoys how diverse processes such as dye, print and hand stitch sit together in surprising ways.

Protecting the natural environment is a major concern for Joelle, she explores ways to challenge the paradigm of industrial fashion and the use of dyes and chemicals that pollute rivers, by experimenting with dyes made from locally available materials with the aim of creating beautiful useful and wearable textiles.

To book a place on this or any of our other workshops, call in to our shop or telephone 01652 657256. Please note, to ensure your place is secured on any of our workshops, we ask that payment is made in full at the point of booking.


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