Natural dyes

Saturday 8 June 2019


To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected].

The course

An interactive day using a mixture of traditional and more modern dye plants to dye locally sourced wool. We will look at fibre preparation, how to create a dye bath, and explore the basic principles of how to modify shades after dyeing. There will be plenty of time to ask questions.

The tutor

Louise runs a small, independent wool company and natural dye studio based in Sussex specialising in single flock, Southdown wool from the South Downs.

Participant information

Please bring with you a pen and notebook, apron or other protective clothing, plastic bags, rubber gloves and large tickets for labelling your yarns. Participants will be provided with skeins of wool to dye with on the day. Please wear or bring sturdy/water proof shoes with you.

Fee and refreshments

£65 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.



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