Botanical Dyeing with Natural scraps
Public: Adults 15+
Date: Saturday September 21st 2019
Time: 10 am to 2pm (4 hours)
Venue: 393 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121
Capacity: 8 people
Price: $60 Aud
Always dreamt of dyeing your own wool, bamboo, hemp with natural products? We’ve got good news! Join our workshop and make your dream come true!
SisterWorks is offering a creative workshop on how to dye your own wool with only natural products, chemical-free and totally environmentally friendly. This hands-on workshop is perfect for beginners or experienced people who want to improve their skills. No prior experience is needed, and your teachers Anna and Faith will guide you through the whole process. They are two of our extremely talented sisters here at SisterWorks and they can’t wait to show and teach you their years of Natural Dyeing knowledge.
This workshop is a great opportunity to meet new people and explore your creativity. You will also help support SisterWorks journey to empowerment of migrant and refugee women.
What you will learn
How to Dye Wool with natural products such as eucalyptus leaf, bark, food scraps, turmeric, lichen, and more!
The whole process from beginning to end, of natural dyeing and materials needed.
Knowledge of products needed to dye at home.
What you will get:
Take-home pack of natural dyes.
Process and knowledge, plus the experience of hands-on.
4 mini ball of natural dyed wool, made by you!
The opportunity to support and learn more about our entrepreneurs here at SisterWorks
What to bring:
About the teacher:
During the workshop, you will be taught by one of our amazing teachers here at SisterWorks, Anna. She joined the organisation years ago and since then she has been a key person for our sister’s development. Anna has more than 20 years of experience in making Craft and specially with Natural Dyeing and loves teaching. She will be leading the workshop with one of our amazing entrepreneurs, Faith who has been learning about Dyes for a long time and making many other craft projects at our SisterWorks home. She is originally from Papua New Guinea and came to Australia in early 2017. Before she came to Australia, Faith worked as a teacher and also as a Tailor which she calls her passion. This amazing woman is always doing handcrafts such as sewing, macrame, crochet and much more. She is really excited to meet you and show all of her talents.