Mother’s Day of Dyeing – May 13, 2017


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Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Carol Reed
Location: The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
335 N Queen Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603

 

 

Have a wonderful Mother/Daughter day exploring the world of natural dyes! We will be using avocado pits to dye a large cotton gauze scarf a soft pink. Learn about mordants, preparing the dye, how to care for your naturally dyed scarf, and play with learning to hammer pops of color into the scarf using leaves and flowers! While your scarves are dyeing you will get to enjoy a lovely catered lunch.

Children over the age of 8 are welcome to participate. All skill levels are welcome. A materials fee of $8 per person is included in the tuition.

About the instructor:

Carol Reed is an award winning artist and Pennsylvania native.  She currently resides in her hometown of Carlisle after living in various towns in the Northeast.  “Which is somewhere she never expected to be” according to Carol.  She attended college at Syracuse University, graduating with a B.F.A. in Painting. While there she spent a semester abroad in Florence studying Batik in the cloister of San Lorenzo Church.