Colors from Nature: Getting Started with Natural Dyes 8/27/11

Learn how to make brilliant colors from your local environment with natural dyer and plants-person Deepa Natarajan of the Permacouture Institute. In this three-hour workshop you will learn the basic principles of natural dyes, mordanting, medicinal dyes, making patterns on cloth, and flower printing. We’ll be harvesting some dyes straight from the garden at the Berkeley EcoHouse. You will get to take home samples in a range of colors and fibers. No experience necessary. Click here for details.

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