Natural Dyed Easter Eggs Online - March 28

Natural Dyed Easter Eggs Online - March 28

Try your hand at dyeing eggs for Easter this year using natural dyes. Food items you already have in your kitchen as well as powdered natural dyes can create beautiful colors. We'll experiment with logwood, cochineal, madder, turmeric and walnut powder as well as onion skins, tea bags, cabbage and more.
Students will learn: how to prepare the dye baths for each dye, a few fun techniques for design work, how to shine the eggs once they are dyed.

Sunday, March 28th
11am-1pm Pacific Time - Online via Zoom
Class cost per login is $70 and includes one kit shipped directly to you
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Your materials kit contains: logwood, cochineal, madder, turmeric, and walnut powder.
You will also receive a downloadable instruction booklet with information on all the kitchen foodstuffs you can collect in advance to use for dyes as well.

You will need to provide: 

  • white vinegar
  • any foodstuffs they wish to use
  • large mason jars or bowls to put each color in to dye the eggs
  • and the eggs themselves.

About your instructor:

Heather is a flower farmer, fiber artist and natural dyer and has been gardening for over twenty years. She is a Master Gardener for San Mateo and San Francisco Counties, and has taught many workshops helping people learn to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers. She grows flowers to sell to her CSA subscribers, to the local farmer's markets, and to use as dye stuffs for yarn and fabrics. She teaches workshops on gardening and fiber dyeing in the Bay Area and lives in Orinda with her husband, two teenage sons and her cat Raven. Visit her at and on Instagram @bushpoppyfarm