Join us and Susanna Taylor of Earthen Warrior in this class where we will dye an assortment of textiles with a rainbow of natural dyes. We will also dye a cotton sachet which you can then fill with relaxing herbs including lavender and calendula. You will make your own special blend of herbs and essential oils for rest, relaxation and dreaming to take home and keep under your pillow or next to your bed.
In this class you will learn:
-which fabrics to use for natural dyeing
-how to prepare fabric for dyeing
-how to make a natural dye bath
-about different botanicals that can give you a rainbow of color!
-which herbs are wonderful for relaxation and sleep
Bring to class if you wish:
-you can bring an item of clothing or textile of your own to dye
-notebook and pen for taking notes
-container to take home any leftover dye bath if you want (water bottle etc)
Bio: Susanna Taylor has worked in the world of NYC fashion, and studied natural dyes deep in the Amazon jungle, in Oaxaca, MX and right in New York City. She firmly believes that you don't need to sacrifice beauty to do right by the earth and she has made it her mission to showcase this through her company Earthen Warrior.
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