Natural Plant-Dyeing on Textiles Workshop

“Natural Plant-Dyeing on Textiles”

Saturday May 12th 2018  9:00AM-5:30PM

Stony Creek Town Hall (52 Hadley Rd.)

Students will learn the steps of dyeing textiles with local plants and take home a finished, naturally plant-dyed, silk decorative pillow cover, as well as additional plant-dyed textile samples.

Reservation required, please call 518-696-5911. Materials fee is $15 and must be received by the library by May 1st. 2018

Class limit is 8 students, ages 13 years and up. First come, first serve. Please bring a lunch for the one hour break.

Instructor Jeanne Noordsy received her B.A. in Fine Arts, Studio from St. Lawrence University in 1983. She spent the remainder of the 1980s in Taos, NM where she apprenticed with area weavers and natural dyers, learning the ancient process of using locally-found and traditional dye plants to color threads for weaving.

This event is made possible in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program administered locally by Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.

 

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