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Friday, October 20 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Spinning for Dyeing - Day 2 of 2 LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

On Day Two, Jane Woodhouse takes over for a day of dyeing.  

We will be working with natural dye extracts doing some initial immersion dyeing with a wool/silk commercial yarn to sample dyes and mix color formulas.  Samples will be labeled to match the color recipes for reproduction.  The afternoon will be spent dyeing the spun sample skeins from the previous day.  We will mix concentrated stocks for painting skeins and finish by steaming our samples.   

Minimum age of Student: 18

Level of experience :  open to all who can spin a yarn and beginning to advanced dyers, but some dyeing experience is helpful

Donna can be reached by emailing  treeoflife@metrocast.net and Jane is available for questions at jane@brigidsfarm.com

NOTE:  Day One will be held in Bld D and Day Two will be held in Bld D Tents.  

Day Two Dyeing:

Materials Provided by Instructor: Yarn Class notebook with instructional materials, Measuring equipment, liter pitchers, syringes, graduated cylinders, Dyes and mordants, Misc. supplies - tape, Dye pots, Scales, Buckets, Mason jars, 4 Hotplates   

Materials provided by Student: Good rubber gloves, Scissors, Sharpie Marker  (must be waterproof), Saran wrap or other plastic wrap for steaming 

Homework:  Instructor will send out a bibliography, an article plus additional notes 1 month prior to class or as students register. 




Friday October 20, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
Bld D Tents