In this workshop we will explore dyeing with plantdyes in depth. You will learn about all techniques you need for dyeing. Which plants and materials are suitable for dyeing? How do you need to pretreat the materials before dyeing? Which effect have different mordants, water and pH-value on the results? How about light- and washfastness?
Each participants will dye 100 g of wool with madder in different hues. Madder is a plant that was used for dyeing for thousands of years. It makes red, orange and pink tones.
After dyeing with madder in this class you’ll be able to dye with many more natural dye stuffs.
All material is included.
The class is suitable for beginners.
German (the teacher speaks also english)