Red Dye Workshop
Learn the history of the red dyes, make the dye baths, and explore the range of colors possible from Madder, Brazilwood, and Cochineal in a one day workshop suitable for beginners. Participants can dye up to a pound of their own protein or cellulose fiber, yarn or fabric using selected mordants for a variety of shades.
Materials included in workshop fee:
- All dyes and chemicals
- Tags for dye goods
- Workbook with recipes, instructions, and other handouts
- Coffee, tea, and bottled water
Supply list (participant must bring):
- Clean washed wetted cellulose fiber (1# dry weight)
- Rubber gloves
- Plastic bucket
- Plastic zip lock bags for wet fibers and fabric
- Bag lunch
Class limited to 6 participants.