Workshop: The Magic of Organic Dyeing
Due to overwhelming interest, we are offering the Magic of Organic Dyeing Workshop a second time.
Instructor: Taught by master artist and AWSG guild member: Scharine Kirchoff.
Dates: Saturday 10/1, Sunday 10/2 and Saturday 10/9.
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day
Cost: approximately $225 + Materials fee of $25
Location: Anchorage Community Works. Details & directions will follow to participants.
Sign up now on Sign up Genius "2nd Magic of Organic Dyeing Workshop. Dates October 1, 2, and 9. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e44aeac2ba1fc1-2ndclass
In this 3 day workshop, participants will learn and practice various methods of achieving color from botanical sources. Learn how to extract optimal color with ecodyeing, blend colors, and ecoprint on fibers including silk, cotton, linen, wool/felt and paper.
In addition, receive instruction and handson experience with methods for folding and binding fabrics/fibers to optimize color and design, as well as methods for adding supplementary surface design and texture. The techniques learned may be applied to dyeing hand wovens, handspun and commercial yarns, and vintage fabrics. Participants will have time to plan and design their own pieces.
Spinning with Kate Larson
October 21-23, 2016 - Save the date!
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Spinning with Abby Franquemont
Spring 2016 - Dates and details TBA. Abby's Yarns
Mentor Program: Mentors are available to assist others on specific topics: loom purchasing, planning a project, dyeing, sewing with handwovens, spinning with special fibers, spinning equipment, warping, color choices, supplementary warps, troubleshooting, knitting with hand-spun yarn, etc. Guild members can sign up to be Mentors by contacting Email Anne Brooks.
A Note about Deposits and Refunds*: