Wed, 23 Nov|
WORKSHOP: Silk Scarf and Tote Bag Decorating
Have fun discovering nature's secrets whilst creating two wonderfully unique gifts for a loved one... or for yourself! Dye a tote bag and a silk or wool scarf with onion skins or buddleia flowers and be awestruck by the colours you can achieve!
Time & Location
23 Nov 2022, 10:30 – 13:30
Preston, Lancaster Rd, Preston PR1 1HT, UK
About the event
Create two colourful festive gifts in a fun workshop in the awesome environment of Preston Guild Hall. You could make the wonderfully unique gifts for a loved one... or for yourself!
Discover nature's secrets when you dye a tote bag and a silk or wool scarf [approx. 135cm x 30cm] with drab-looking onion skins or dried buddleia flowers. You'll be astounded at the wonderfulf colours you can produce.
In this inspiring workshop, you will learn about sustainability and natural fibres, the basics of natural dyes and pigments, [specifically onion skins and buddleia] how to extract dye from plant matter and simple shibori [tie dye] techniques for creating patterns.
No previous experience is necessary.