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Natural dyeing workshop - 'Local Colour' - Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex

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Description

This workshop is for people who are interested in exploring using plants to naturally dye wool - it is aimed at those starting out. It is held in the beautiful village of Hurstpierpoint, at the foot of the South Downs. By the end of the day you will have learnt to dye skeins of wool using various easy to source plants and extracts, using readily available equipment. There will also be suggestions about how to start a dye garden of your own. You will take home the wool you have dyed and the skills and knowledge to continue exploring this fascinating hobby at home. Please bring your own lunch. For the workshop to run successfully, we need at least 4 participants. Therefore, should there be less than 3 people, we will need to contact you and cancel. You will receive a full refund or of course, you could rebook. A decision will be made 3 weeks before the workshop to minimise disruption to any plans you may have made.

What's included in the price?

An information booklet to take home, including a list of some dye plants to grow yourselves at home 4x20g skeins of wool you have dyed Tea/coffee and cake

Duration

4½ hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Ruth at LOCAL COLOUR

with Craft Courses since 2022

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I've been interested in plants and knitting for many years and combining the two was a natural process! I now have a dye garden on my allotment and enjoy exploring what colours can be achieved from various plants.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Mother's Day
  • UK Holiday
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
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Venue

Hurstpierpoint, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN69TB

Booking options

Natural dyeing worksho...
10:00 - 14:30
£75.00 See dates
Natural Dyeing Workshop
10:00 - 14:30
£75.00 See dates