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Intro to Bundle Dyeing with Natural Dyes, Plants, and Flowers
Monday, August 14th @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$72
In this class, we will introduce you to the beautiful art of natural bundle dyeing! Gain an understanding of how to work with the many vibrant colors that can be extracted from natural materials such as fresh and dried flowers, food waste, trees, plants, and more! You’ll have a chance to explore and practice the bundle dyeing process on a few different types of fabric, including silk and cotton. Each student will learn how to place the dyestuffs, wrap the fabric, and steam the bundle on a stove top to create their own unique, colorful patterns. Curious how a certain plant or flower may look when bundle dyed? Bring it in and try it!! Each student will leave with their own batch of beautiful bundle dyed items, including fabric samples, one silk throw pillowcase (14″), one medium silk scarf (6″ x 24″), and one large silk scarf / bandana (21.5″ x 21.5″).
Supplies Needed: None. All fabric, plants, and other necessary materials will be provided. You are welcome (and encouraged) to bring in your own plants to try dyeing with, but it is not required.
Instructor Bio: Since 2018, Jocy Alcantara has been getting WorkshopSF students excited over learning and experimenting with a whole range of fun, new, creative skills! She has transformed her lifelong passion for all things DIY into artistic expertise in areas such as macrame, candle making, crafts with plants + gardens, apparel + fabric dyeing, and many more. Originally from Viña Del Mar, Chile, Jocy is fluent in both English and Spanish, and can offer instruction in either language. Follow all of her creative experiments and pursuits on Insta at @diyoice.
The rules / important stuff: We have a NO EXCEPTIONS 72 HOUR CANCELLATION policy – this includes cancellation, re-books, gift certificates, moving classes, etc. For more information on canceling a class, please read our cancellation policy. All classes are 21+ unless you email for permission. If any questions, please email us at info AT workshopsf DOT org.
ALL CLASSES TAKE PLACE AT WORKSHOP SF LOCATED AT 1310 HAIGHT STREET UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED ON THE TITLE AND LISTING.