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Botanical Dyeing - Extraction Method with Sue Connor - Fri May 24 (9am)

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Introduction to Botanical Dyeing - Extraction Method with Sue Connor

approx. 2.5hrs

Be introduced to the magic and beauty of natural dyeing. Learn which plants and kitchen waste to used, how to mordant protein and cellulose fibres and the technique of extraction dyeing. Receive 50 grams of wool yarn, 100 metres of sashiko thread as well as a selection of linen and silk fabric to experiment with. Create at least 3 colours.

All materials, written notes and a light morning tea will be provided.

What to bring:
Nothing at all! Just some enthusiasm for learning something new!

Parking: Dowling St or nearby side streets


About your teacher: Sue Connor

Sue from “Playing With Fibre” is a Botanical Dyer and Fibre Artist based in the Byron Bay Hinterland. She is passionate about sharing her love and knowledge of colour, fibres, texture and the seemingly magical powers of nature. Sue is an experienced facilitator running workshops from her home as well as at festivals such as the Fibre Arts Festival, Knitfest and Camp Creative. Her home dye garden and botanical dyeing skill have been featured in the Gardening Australia magazine. Sue is also a dedicated primary school Learning and Support Teacher.

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