Eco Dyeing Workshop

For paper and textiles

Date: Nov 28 – Nov 28Space: Workshop

Eco-print Day

Eco printing or Eco dyeing is a contemporary development of natural dyeing.
We will package papers and textiles to immerse in hot water to extract pigments and produce prints from direct contact dyeing with plant materials.

You will be provided with some specialist materials and a method to achieve ongoing successes.

There will be some materials provided, but please also bring along:

  • A small bag of gathered materials: flowers, bark, leaves
  • A4 size natural fibre fabrics: cotton, fine wool, silk, linen (some provided)
  • 100% Cotton rag paper (some available on the day)
  • 4 large Bulldog clips (some provided)

Please also bring:

  • Coins for parking
  • A gold coin for a cuppa
  • An apron

Cost: $140

Pre-payment is required to secure your place on this popular course. Your place can be reserved for 48 hours while you organise confirmation with payment. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Where: The CAN Workshop

When: Saturday 28 November, 10:30am till 3:30pm.

To Book: Contact, or call 06 835 9448. Early booking recommended!
Online payments: Contact the CAN for details. Reference: EV2029 and your surname

Tutor: Maria Melino
Maria is a passionate researcher of natural dye methods, and is an accomplished print and textile designer.

We hope you join us!

Creative Arts Napier reserves the right to cancel this workshop a week prior to the start date in the rare event of insufficient bookings.

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