Floralchemy: The Art Of Bundle Dyeing

What to Bring

  • Any flowers, leaves or food scraps that you would like to experiment with Pre-washed fabric or pre-loved clothing to bundle dye after your scarf
  • (These are optional but encouraged)

What to Wear

  • Casual

Floralchemy: The Art Of Bundle Dyeing

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Suitable plants, flowers and foods and the colours they yield
  • Natural fibres and fabric preparation with mordants
  • Colour extraction and natural modifiers

What You Get

  • A selection of dried and fresh flowers and leaves
  • Food waste and kitchen scraps
  • Fabric mordents
  • Colour modifiers
  • A silk scarf to dye

Description

Come and paint with mother nature and learn the alchemy of creating beautiful colours and prints with plants, flowers and food waste.

Working with ethically sourced materials is an amazing way to create textiles filled with positive intention. 

Abi will share her personal collection of bundle dyed swatches for colour inspiration and you will use the techniques learned in this workshop to create a lovely printed silk scarf.

This workshop is the perfect introduction to producing eco-friendly textiles and natural dyeing.

 There will be a short break  in the middle of the workshop for students to have lunch.  There is a cafe conveniently located onsite.

ABOUT ABI FINCHAM

Abi is a stylist, designer and maker that works across fashion, textiles and craft.

After spending the last 7 years in London she has recently returned to Brisbane and is exploring the therapeutic benefits of creating with foraged plant materials, flowers and found objects.

She is passionate about providing memorable experiences through creating beautiful and engaging environments to learn and play.

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K
Aug 2017
Floralchemy: The Art Of Bundle Dyeing - 29 Jul 2017 10:30 AM

Fabulous class, Abbey is very generous with her knowledge and supportive throughout the entire class. I would definitely recommend this class and am considering doing it again now that I have some basis knowledge of the process and am looking to try it again. Such a great way to spend s Saturday. Thanks Abbbey

C
Aug 2017
Floralchemy: The Art Of Bundle Dyeing - 29 Jul 2017 10:30 AM

I learned new, environmentally friendly techniques for how to dye my own fabrics. I really loved that we were given so many beautiful natural materials to work with and the hands on approach to the workshop.

R
May 2017
Floralchemy: The Art Of Bundle Dyeing - 21 May 2017 10:30 AM

It was absolutely brilliant. Abi was very prepared and knowledgeable. She managed the time well and it was the best workshop I've ever done!

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