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Eco-printing Class
Dyeing on Silk & Wool

Categorized as: Crafts & Hobbies
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Eco printing.

July 23, 2016

Eco printing is that place where natural dyeing, creativity, art and surprise all come together in a single location. Learn how to capture the beauty of natural plant material on silk and wool. We will explore and discuss multiple techniques for printing on silk and wool with local and regional plant material. All materials are provided but we encourage you to bring some local plant material such as oak, pecan, sumac, maple and chestnut leaves. All materials included. We begin the morning with homemade sweet breads, coffee or tea. lunch is a warm yummy farm to table cozy affair: $99.00 each.

Teacher: Steve Clark

Steve spent his education and career as a civil engineer in a very linear world. After retiring to the mountains he woke up and somehow had a pasture full of alpacas, sheep, llamas and angora goats. With rooms full of bags of fiber, he set off on a journey to leave the linear world behind and started the process of learning to knit, spin, dye, card and whatever other use he could find for the multiplying bags of fiber. As it turns out, his linear thinking has been most useful in the art of eco printing, which is a meeting place of creativity and science.

Class Times: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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