Dye Class Schedule at The Studio

Our summer dye schedule is finally settled, and I am happy to announce we’ve added multiple dates to accommodate the popularity of two of our classes.

The following dates are available for sign-up, so email me at jorstadcreek@comcast.net and use the words “Dye Class” in your subject line. We will get you on the list to reserve your spot.

Hilary Grant’s Botanical Prints on Silk             May 5, 9 am to 4 pm

Instructor Hilary Grant

Hilary Grant teaches her Botanical Contact Print class. Use natural plants and materials to achieve amazing prints on silk. (See photo below.) Students come back to this class again and again because of all the variation. It’s different every time! Cost $210 includes materials. Limited space, reserve your spot soon!

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Hand Painted Skeins with Low Acid Dyes-two dates! May 25 and June 1, 9 am to 12 pm

Instructors Kerry Graber and Madison Wallace

Choose your date and learn the art of hand painting skeins of wool or silk yarn with non-toxic low-acid dyes. We set you up with three skeins of undyed yarn and show you different techniques of applying dyes to the yarn. Bring extra undyed skeins if you like! Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring rubber gloves (the dish washing kind). Limited to eight students per class to make the most of the experience. Cost $95 per student includes 3 skeins of undyed wool blend yarn.

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Hand Painted Yarn Blanks with Low Acid Dyes-two dates! July 13 and July 20, 9 am to 12 pm

Instructors Kerry Graber and Pam Ring

This class provides you with 3 pre-knitted yarn blanks to paint self-striping yarn with low acid dyes. Additional blanks available for purchase.

Cost $95 per student includes 3 blanks of undyed wool blend yarn.

Hand Painted Skeins with Fiber Reactive Dyes        July 27 only, 9 am to 12 pm

Instructors Kerry Graber and Pam Ring

Learn the art of hand painting skeins of cotton or other plant fiber yarn with non-toxic fiber-reactive dyes. We set you up with three skeins of undyed yarn and lots of colors, show you different techniques of applying dyes to the yarn, and you get to play with color.

If you’ve wanted to try dyeing cotton blend, linen, bamboo, or other plant fiber yarn we show you how we do it. Cost $95 per student includes 3 skeins of undyed wool yarn.

Beginning drop spindle with hand-dyed silk hankies June 29, 8 am to noon

Instructors Madison Wallace and Leanna Saplan

Dye silk hankies, then sit down with your spindle and learn how to spin these precious fiber jewels! Cost $95 per student includes three hankies.

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