where: 10350 122nd street, edmonton
when: march 9, 2019, 2:00-5:00pm
cost: $100 plus tax
more details: SOLD OUT - you can add yourself to a waiting list. join ash alberg from the pembina fibreshed in learning how to eco-print with fresh and dried plants on fabrics. suitable for all levels of experience, ash will lead students through the processes of preparing protein-based and cellulose-based fabrics before students then arrange their own unique eco-prints. while the bundles simmer, we'll engage in conversations about ethical foraging, where to purchase natural dyes, local dye plants and the role of fibresheds, natural dyeing vs. eco-printing and the reasons you might choose one over the other based on your own materials, and troubleshooting issues. come prepared to ask questions, take notes, make a bit of a mess, and have fun! students will eco-print a silk scarf and 4 cotton towels using a mixture of petals, leaves, bark and other natural materials.
skill level: beginner
supplies: all materials provided