Beautiful Natural Dyes From Kitchen Scraps - March 2
$75.00
Use the scraps/compost from your kitchen to create beautiful natural dyes for fabrics or yarns. In this class we'll use avocado pits, onion skins, walnut hulls and more to dye your fabrics. Each participant will go home with a silk scarf, which they've dyed themselves in class, and a booklet with instructions so you can do it again at home!
Saturday, March 2nd, 11am - 1pm
Class cost: $75
Materials fee: $15 payable directly to Heather on the day of class
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Bring along a few undyed items you'd like to dye.  Some ideas for items to bring to dye are: silk or cotton placemats or napkins, silk scarves, t-shirts, socks, pillow covers or cases, etc. You'll be see samples of the dyes on similar fabrics and learn how to create the dyes themselves. Then you'll have a chance to dye your own materials. 
Heather Marano is a fiber artist and knit designer with degrees in anthropology and archaeology. She studies textiles in western and non-western cultures and teaches classes on knitting, spinning, gardening, and natural dyeing of fibers and fabrics. She has her own line of yarns called The Minister's Cat Yarns and Fibers which she produces from her garden in Orinda, CA.