Archive: May 2021

NEW ~ Amazing Ice Dyeing on Cellulose Fibers (Repeat)

You'll be amazed at the gorgeous, intricate color splits and how very simple patterns get rendered into mind-bogglingly advanced looking results....

Hemp Fibers and Textiles

Why should fiber artists be interested in this amazing plant? Sponsored by Lancaster Spinners and Weavers Guild....

African Blues: My Life In Indigo

Indigo, where it comes from and what it represents in the Yoruba culture in Africa....

Traditional Yoruba Tie-Dye Demonstration

Learn and try two traditional Yoruba tie-dye techniques....

The Science and Magic of Eco-Printing. Part 1 of 2

This class will explore using natural materials such as leaves, flowers, fruit, minerals and the like to print and color our projects....

The Science and Magic of Eco-Printing. Part 2 of 2

This is Part 2 of a 1-day, 2-session class. See Dyeing 303, The Science and Magic of Eco-Printing, for full details....

FULL ~ Best of Both Worlds: Enhanced Botanical Printing

An entertaining overview of the botanical printing process along with enhancements that make prints engaging and gorgeous....

Amazing Ice Dyeing on Cellulose Fibers

You'll be amazed at the gorgeous, intricate color splits and how very simple patterns get rendered into mind-bogglingly advanced looking results....

Easy Shibori with Fiber Reactive Dyes

Shibori can be created so simply and easily at home....

FULL ~ Singing the Blues. Part 1 of 2

This course will focus on working with fresh-leaf Japanese indigo and the myriad of techniques that can be used with it....

FULL ~ Dye A Natural Color Wheel. Part 1 of 2

Use just three dyepots to get colors to make up a "Natural Dyed Color Wheel."...

FULL ~ Dyeing to Please You: Dyed Warp Techniques – NO WAITLIST

Learn techniques for dyeing cellulose based fiber warps and skeins....

Ikat I: Introduction to Ikat

A visual and historical overview of the ikat technique as it has been practiced in different cultural and global textile centers over the ages....

FULL ~ Ikat II: Planning, Stretching & Wrapping

This class will provide a basic template and teach the first set of skills required for creating a warp ikat scarf....

Ikat III: Dyeing Ikat

This class, the third of four beginning ikat sessions, covers the virtuoso of the ikat orchestra, dyeing....

FULL ~ Ikat IV: Warp Shifting Techniques

Instruction will be given in four different warp shifting techniques that you can easily implement at home on any loom to create both subtle and smashing visual ikat effects....