Sun, Nov 06|
Sanctuary for Healing Arts
Learn two different methods of dyeing with locally foraged and grown plants. Each participant will be provided two antique handkerchiefs that will be scored and soaked with mordant prior to the class for best results with the dye process. You will gain knowledge to dye your textiles/clothes at home!
Time & Location
Nov 06, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sanctuary for Healing Arts, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, USA
About the event
In this class at the Sanctuary in Hopewell Junction, NY, you will learn two different methods of dyeing with locally foraged and grown plants. Each participant will be provided two antique handkerchiefs that will be scored and soaked with mordant prior to the class for best results with the dye process. With the skills you have acquired from this workshop you will have a stocked tool belt to be able to dye your textiles / clothes at home!
One method is creating a dye pot with a few different local plants, and learning which plants, mushrooms, barks, roots, nuts, seeds, flowers, leaves, and household vegetables you can use to dye fabrics. This method is most similar to a “tie dye” method where you can fold and submerge your entire fabric in a color that will dye the fabric.
The other method is bundle dying, where you can arrange a variety of different flowers and leaves in a pattern and wrap the bundle around a stick and see the individual shapes and patterns on the fabric post soak.
Take home your creations.
Both of these techniques have been used for thousands of years by people all around the world before synthetic dyes became popular. The hues and shapes created by these natural dyes reflect they environment we live in and link us back to our ancestral way of crafting.
And no, “dying” is not a typo, along with being a botanical and fungal whisperer, instructor Kaitlyn Cronin is also a Death Doula. She will weave themes of transformation and transition throughout the class to create a multifaceted learning experience.
To register, complete the form by clicking "RSVP" AND send $40 payment via Venmo to @kaitlyncronin.
Two Workshop Special!
Kaitlyn is offering another workshop, Death And Chocolate, the same day 11/6 from 6-9pm, individually valued at $36. To join both Botanical Dying and Death & Chocolate, complete the RSVP form here and send the discounted combined rate of $68 ($8 savings) via Venmo to @kaitlyncronin.
If you need another method of payment, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
* Exact address to the Sanctuary will be sent after registration.
FACILITATOR: Kaitlyn is a threshold guardian and certified Sacred Passage Doula. Her inner flame and deep passion exists in the intersection of mycology, art, and death. She hopes to actively take part in decomposing our fears and limiting beliefs around the dying process and help to reestablish Death on the sacred altar of Life.
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