Natural Dye Workshop with Rebecca Burgess

Sunday, June 10 9:30-3:30.

At our HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS (470 West Portal Avenue).

plants in potEcological Artist and Fibershed founder Rebecca Burgess will lead  a day long exploration in native plant dyes.

  • Come and meet  the deep orange, sage-like greens, and sunny yellows that are offered by the native and naturalized plants of our region.
  • Learn everything from harvesting to preparing local fibers to producing beautiful textiles with natural color from the California chaparral ecosystem.
  • Different methods explored include immersion dye  and resist techniques on samples.

Participants will leave with samples in organic cotton, local wool, and recycled silk. Bring a potluck dish to share (along with your own plate, utensils and water bottle)

To learn more about Rebecca and her work please visit http://www.rebeccarburgess.com
To register email colette Nelken cnelken@gmail.com. Cost $65* all materials included