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Ecoprint in Color on Silk and Wool

Class Instructor: Theresa Brown- The Silk Thread

  • Ended
  • 140 US dollars
  • 3051 Leestown Rd

Service Description

An intermediate to advanced class for experienced Ecoprinters. Students will learn how to mix and use permanent Jacquard dyes to create color for use in their botanical printing on pure silk and merino wool. Using their plant supply, they will learn how to imprint beautiful leaf designs onto the fiber and enhance them with dye blankets. At the end of the day, students will take home both a silk and wool ecoprinted scarf enhanced with color and the knowledge to continue the process at home. Skill Level for this Workshop: Intermediate or Advanced Skills required. A pre-requisite for this class is experience or the earlier Ecoprint on Silk and Wool workshop Students should bring: Previous ecoprinting experience recommended but not required. Students should bring leaves from their area with emphasis on high tannin leaves such as oak, maples, rose, hickory, sumac and interesting weeds. Fun additional plants (usually store bought) are eucalyptus and colorful flowers such as carnations, gerber daises. No thick plants. * Bring I gallon water jug to use as a weight.(can be empty and fill at class) Registration Fee and Materials Cost included. Materials Fee includes: •Covers all equipment (turkey roasters, dowels,twine, baskets, scissors, paper dowels, latex gloves, plastic) mordants, dyes, 1 pure silk scarf and 1 merino wool scarf, use of 2 dye blankets, sheet of instructions.


Cancellation Policy

Each Workshop has a minimum and maximum number of students. If minimum is not reached two weeks before the scheduled event, the class is subject to cancellation. Once maximum is reached, the class will be closed and a waiting list will be generated. Further instructions for the workshop will be emailed to each student prior to the class. Workshop Refund Policy – no refunds within 5 days of event- except in cases of total event cancellation. 50% refund 15+ days prior to the event. Registrations are fully transferrable- contact sarabeth@kentuckysheepandfiber.com for more info on how to transfer a class registration.


Contact Details

  • 3051 Leestown Rd, Lexington, 40511, USA

    sarabeth@kentuckysheepandfiber.com