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Eco-printing with natural dyes - 'abitmoreink' workshop at Holmfirth Tech, West Yorkshire

concertina artist books created using a cochineal and a logwood dye bath

Duration: One day (11am - 4am)

Price: £55

Book with: Sue and Isobel
at abitmoreink

Holmfirth Tech
Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth
West Yorkshire
HD9 3AR
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About the Course

Discover the exciting process of eco-printing on paper with Sue and Isobel of 'abitmoreink' during this relaxed one day workshop and create beautiful botanical imagery, textures and colour using locally foraged leaves with natural dyes.
You will be able to create a minimum of three unique artist concertina books, plus a selection of single images for framing or making in to gift cards.

No previous experience is needed as you will be carefully guided through each step, making this course suitable for beginners or those who are looking to combine natural dyes with a printing process.

This workshop will provide you with the basic knowledge of the process of eco-printing on to paper and allows you to leave with the confidence to continue experimenting at home.

After booking and prior to the event, you will be sent a complimentary list of plants and leaves to consider if you wish to bring some of your own foliage for further experimentation during the class.
During the event you will also receive a handout giving you plenty of guidance should you wish to continue with the process at home.

About your tutors....
Sue and Isobel are artists and tutors with a specialist background in textiles, print-making and costume. They have numerous years of experience in creating and running practical-based workshops extensively within universities, schools and craft groups.

See more of their work on Facebook and Instagram @abitmoreink

If you would like to book this course please email abitmoreink using the link above.
Or email abitmoreink if you have any questions.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Drinks and biscuits on arrival and during the day

All materials will be provided including
*natural dyes
*variety of foliage
*watercolour paper



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Course Start Dates

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


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

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They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.