Natural Dye Printing II at Contemporary Textile Studio
Jun
24
to Jun 26

Natural Dye Printing II at Contemporary Textile Studio

Part of the Sustainable Design Series at the Contemporary Textile Studio Co-operative, at 401 Richmond in Toronto.

June 24, 25 + 26 (Friday, Saturday + Sunday) 10 am - 4 pm

This intensive 3-day workshop will build on the processes introduced in Natural Dye Printing I. This workshop addresses the use of mordant dyes and further explores the relationship between dyes and mordants. Various methods for preparing fabrics with mordants will be examined. Technical and creative experimentation with mordant printing, discharge and resist, colour modifiers and lake pigments will be explored through sampling on cloth with stencils, blocks and screens.

Tuition: $325.00 + $50.00 materials fee +HST(includes dyes, fabrics and auxiliaries)

Contact: info@textilestudio.ca

LOCATION:  Contemporary Textile Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.textilestudio.ca/programming/thea.html

 

 

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Natural Dye Printing I at Contemporary Textile Studio
Mar
4
to Mar 6

Natural Dye Printing I at Contemporary Textile Studio

Part of the Sustainable Design Series at the Contemporary Textile Studio Co-operative, at 401 Richmond in Toronto.

March 4, 5 & 6 (Friday, Saturday + Sunday), 10 am to 4 pm

This intensive 3-day workshop will introduce the process of hand-painting, printing and stenciling on fabric using natural dyes.  The workshop focuses on the use of tannin-rich and substantive dyes that do not require the use of a mordant.  The use of mordants as modifiers and other colour modifiers will be explored. Learn the principles of preparing dye extracts from tannin-rich sources for use in printing.  Create a range of technical samples while exploring experimental mark-making and pattern on cloth.

Tuition: $325.00 + $50.00 materials fee +HST(includes dyes, fabrics and auxiliaries)

Contact: info@textilestudio.ca

LOCATION:  Contemporary Textile Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.textilestudio.ca/programming/thea.html

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Polychromatic Monoprinting on Paper and Fabric at Centre 3
Aug
23
10:00am10:00am

Polychromatic Monoprinting on Paper and Fabric at Centre 3

 

I'll be teaching this fun and experimental workshop with Georgie Russell at Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts, in the heart of downtown Hamilton.


In this monoprinting workshop, experiment with with this unique textile and paper screen-printing technique. Create rich, colourful, watercolour effects, and with each successive print,  an array of ever-changing colours, marks, textures and distressed, organic and disintegrating effects.

$85, plus $30 material fee (includes dyes, print paste and some fabrics)

LOCATION:  Centre 3

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://centre3.com/workshop/polychromatic-monotype/

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Natural Dye Printing Workshop at Contemporary Textile Studio
Aug
14
to Aug 16

Natural Dye Printing Workshop at Contemporary Textile Studio

Part of the Sustainable Design Series at the Contemporary Textile Studio Co-operative, at 401 Richmond in Toronto

In this intensive 3-day workshop, learn the principles of preparing different fabrics with mordants and making dye extracts from diverse dye sources for hand-painting and printing on cloth. Technical and creative experimentation with mordant, tannin, dye and discharge printing will be explored through sampling on cloth with different mark-making processes – screen, stencil, and block-printing. Discover the rich colour possibilities achieved through modifiers and enhancers, over-printing and colour mixing.

$315, plus $50 material +HST (includes dyes, auxilaries and fabrics)

LOCATION:  Contemporary Textile Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.textilestudio.ca/programming/thea.html

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Natural Dye Camp at Rooftop Studio
Aug
7
to Aug 9

Natural Dye Camp at Rooftop Studio

This workshop taught alongside my fabulous studiomate Roisin Fagan, in our James Street North studio, Rooftop Studio.

In this three day ‘camp’, you will gain in-depth experience with the beauty of exotic and historical dyes. Days 1 and 2 focus on dyeing small samples of fabric and yarn while exploring the lovely colour range produced by various mordants, over-dyeing, printing and resists. Day 3 is reserved for personal projects – take what you’ve learned and make your own beautiful fabric and yarns!

$250, plus $50 material fee +HST (includes dyes, auxilaries and some fabrics and yarns)

LOCATION:  Rooftop Studio

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://iloveneedlework.com/class/naturaldyecamp/2015-08-07/

 

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Intro to Natural Dyeing at Rooftop Studio
Jul
25
10:00am10:00am

Intro to Natural Dyeing at Rooftop Studio

This workshop taught alongside my fabulous studiomate Roisin Fagan, in our James Street North studio, Rooftop Studio.

Uncover the beauty of ethereal and historical natural dyes! Seasonal and exotic plant based-dyes will be used in this full-day natural dye crash course. You’ll leave with a stack of fabrics and mini skeins of yarn for embroidery or knitting, while exploring the lovely colour range produced by various mordants and over-dyeing.

$100+ $35 material fee +HST (includes dyes, fabrics and yarns)

LOCATION:  Rooftop Studio

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://iloveneedlework.com/class/introtonaturaldyes/

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Intro to Hand Embroidery at Needlework
Jul
23
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Hand Embroidery at Needlework

Begin working on your own embroidery sampler while learning an array of stitches, including back stitch, chain stitch, and french knots, and exploring the different possibilities produced using various yarns and colour. Emphasis on developing personal expression through stitch while giving a solid basis in technical skill.  Use your new skills to add a personal touch to your handmade gifts.

$40+HST, plus materials

LOCATION:  Needlework

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://iloveneedlework.com/class/intro-to-hand-embroidery/

 

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Polychromatic Monoprinting on Paper and Fabric at Centre 3
Jul
12
10:00am10:00am

Polychromatic Monoprinting on Paper and Fabric at Centre 3

I'll be teaching this fun and experimental workshop with Georgie Russell at Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts, in the heart of downtown Hamilton.
In this monoprinting workshop, experiment with with this unique textile and paper screen-printing technique. Create rich, colourful, watercolour effects, and with each successive print,  an array of ever-changing colours, marks, textures and distressed, organic and disintegrating effects.

$85, plus $30 material fee (includes dyes, print paste and some fabrics)

LOCATION:  Centre 3

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: http://centre3.com/workshop/polychromatic-monotype/

 

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