Dyeing with Indigo + Cochineal: $70, May 21st, 3:00-6:00
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In this workshop, we will go over the proper techniques on how to mordant the four main types of all natural fibers: wool, silk, cotton and linen. We will then discuss how to prepare both an indigo and a cochineal dyebath in depth. We will end the class dyeing samples of woven wool, silk, cotton, & linen fabrics using different techniques such as woodblocks, twine ties, and dip dyeing!
SUPPLIES PROVIDED: Indigo Dyebath, Cochineal Dyebath, Woven Wool-Silk-Cotton-and-Linen samples for dyeing, Twine, Wood Blocks
SUPPLIES NEEDED: Enthusiastic Personality, Rubber dishwashing gloves, Notebook + Pen for note taking
This is Brittani, the Owner and Head designer for Untitled Thoughts . Brittani absolutely loves everything about nature- if she could live entirely outside, she probably would! Ever since she was young, clothing seemed to be an outlet for expressing her personality, and when she learned how to sew, nothing could slow her roll! To her, clothing represents a form of freedom and expression of confidence, all of which Brittani wants other women to feel when they wear one of her pieces. Not surprisingly, Brittani strives to put an eco-green stamp of approval on as many practices here at Untitled Thoughts as she can. Each day, she brings new ideas on how to be more environmentally conscious amongst the fast fashion giants threatening to forever shape the earth in a negative way.