Ecoprint workshop - magical exploration of leaf and rust dyeing.

Duration: 1 day

Price: £55

Run by: A G Duke
at Amanda Duke Make Art


Morlands Farm,
Wheatsheaf Road (B2116),
near Henfield,
West Sussex,

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About the Course

Day 1 Eco Print course (26/7/17 or 10/8/17 )
Eco-print dyeing is a fascinating way of printing onto fabric. You will use flowers and leaves from the prairie garden, in a contact printing method that allows them to transfer their colour, texture and patterns. You will be fascinated by the effects and results you can get from a range of plants. This course is an exploration into the surprising and exciting effects that can be achieved just by wrapping plants in cloth.
It is vital that you book two days for this course. Your bundles will be left to dry naturally over time and the plants will gradually transfer their colour to the fabric and paper. You will make a good few bundles and can expect to have plenty of samples to use in future projects. Allow yourself to relax whilst your bundles bubble and dry off and try some rust dyeing on paper and fabric.
Day 2 Eco Print course (3/08/17 or 23/08/17)
Enjoy unwrapping your fabric bundles and swoon over each other’s samples. Discover the joys of Sun printing on paper and fabric before making some more bundles to take home to dry, store away and unwrap later in the summer.

If you would like to book this course please email Amanda by email via the contact form above.

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

What's included in the price?

Relaxed and informal yet busy and productive. There will be a 20 minute break at 11.30am and at 2pm finish time you are welcome to relax in the garden (without the usual entrance fee) and enjoy the gorgeous sandwiches and cakes in the Prairie Garden café.

Other notes: Amanda has found in the past that students have very different rates of productivity when preparing and dyeing their samples. You will make numerous dye bundles and samples. All dye stuffs will be supplied but there will be a charge for pre-mordanted fabric to use on the day.
If you cannot make it on 10th August there is an alternative date on 11th August. Just let me know when you email me.

The price listed above is for one day.

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