How to turn food scraps into dyes

Schedule:

Friday, August 17
13:30 to 16:30

Costs:

75,00 $
5,00 $
80,00 $ (without taxes)

No place available

All workshop registrations are non-refundable, unless the class is cancelled by the Festival.

A weekend (3-day) pass to the festival is offered to participants taking a workshop. (limit one pass per person)

Description

We will prepare three different dyeing vats from food scraps (avocado pit, pomegranate peel and onion peel). We will then dye samples of wool and will use iron as a modifier to create endless color possibilities. Every step will be carefully explained so you can dye at home with everything you can find!

What to bring

Paper and pencil for your personal notes.

Material provided:

For the vats: dried avocado pits, onion peels, pomegranate peels. Every student will receive a small notebook and 6 small prepared wool skeins. For the vats: dried avocado pits, onion peels, pomegranate peels. Every student will receive a small notebook and 6 small prepared wool skeins.

Details:

Myriam Rochon
Beginner
French
Friday, August 17 13:30 to 16:30
123 Complexe Whissell

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Myriam Rochon Habi Habi

Myriam Rochon Habi Habi

Founder of Habi Habi, Myriam locally grows dye plants and shares her botanical dyeing secrets through workshops and conferences. She developed her passion for vegetable dyes through her studies in visual arts, horticulture and environmental studies.

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