Helen getting involved in some woad dyeing, a boiling pot bubbling away on a fire pit.
A close up shot of the natural products taken from around the campsite to make a dye for small pieces of fabric.
The finished prouct. A T-shirt died with flowers and leaves collected from around the campsite.
Another example of a scarf being transformed by eco dyeing.
Leaves and flowers getting bundled up ready for the pot.
The bundle is ready to go....everyone is dyeing to try it!
Eco-dyeing workshop 10.30 am - dyed items to be collected at 3.30 pm
After a guided walk along hedgerow and woodland around the campsite collecting flowers and foliage use your discoveries to create a naturally dyed fabric item. Each piece will be highly individual and will give you a lasting memory of your walk and the campsite.
This workshop will involve some walking, please wear suitable shoes and bring along some water to drink.
Course Dates for Eco Dyeing 2019......coming soon
Woad workshops 10.30 am
The history of woad with a chance to try out many natural dyeing techniques. You will create a unique and beautifully coloured piece of fabric to take home.
Course Dates for Woad Workshop 2019 coming soon:
Saturday 20th April
The workshops will last about 3 to 4 hours approx
Prices are £15 per person or £50 for a family of 4, with up to a maximum of 10 people per workshop.
A cotton or linen square will be provided (if you want to use silk there will be an additional charge of £2) or bring your own clothing/fabric to dye if you wish! A white t-shirt can be magically transformed!
If you are interested in an individually tailored walk and workshop please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org