In this course you will learn how to naturally dye a rainbow of colours using wildcrafted and bought natural dyes. You will go away with the skills to troubleshoot problems, how to use dyes and modifiers together to achieve dynamic colours, and colour theory.
We will be using wool yarns from Long Way Homestead and cotton fabric squares so you will see how colours change based on the fibres used.
Materials included in price
Saturday, March 9th
1pm - 5pm
51077 MUN 41 E (Long Way Homestead farm and mill)
Ste. Genevieve, MB
For directions click here.
About Caitlin ffrench
Caitlin ffrench is an artist working in East Vancouver (unceded Coast Salish Territories), and received her BFA from the University of British Columbia (Okanagan) and she attended the Kootenay School of the Arts for their textile program.
She works with paints, inks, and charcoals that she makes from botanical and earth pigments as well as wildcrafted materials. You can find these materials for sale in her webshop.
Her photography practice is film based- the cameras she uses most often are her Bronica, Pentax K1000, and a Polaroid Landcamera that shoots packfilm which is no longer in production.
Caitlin regularly teaches workshops in different applications of textile arts and natural dyes, is a knitwear designer, and tries to spend as much time as she can outside.