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Dyeing with Natural Dyes

Wool and silk fibres dyed with Buddleia flowers ready to spin

Duration: two days

Price: £180

Book with: Fiona Nisbet
at Shropshire Weavers

Withymoor Cottage
SY13 4BQ

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About the Course

Come and learn how to use plants from the garden and hedgerows to dye wool.
It's very theraputic and relaxing.

Collect flowers, leaves, bark, berries and roots, cook them to extract the colour and turn yarns, fibres and fleece beautiful soft, subtle colours.

Learn all about the most environmentally friendly mordants which help to fix the dye to the wool and appreciate which mordants are toxic and harmful.

Others Textile workshops available including Dyeing with Synthetic Dyes, Weaving, Spinning and Felting

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What's included in the price?

All equipment and materials will be provided for the course, plus a light lunch with refreshments and homemade scones.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners

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