A Natural Dyer's World Part II - Roots, Fruits, and Flowers

A Natural Dyer's World Part II - Roots, Fruits, and Flowers


As a part II to our inaugural natural dyeing series taught by Faye Jacobs, participants will learn about 4 versatile dyes found in nature, largely found locally. For two full Sundays this November, join Faye in exploring a variety of techniques and applications including natural dyeing results on paper, silk, and lace, and a variety of Japanese papers while developing a book of personalized samples. Additionally, Faye will offer a few surprise materials and techniques to keep creative juices flowing. Maximum 6 participants. Materials provided.

Parts I and II in this series are perfect companions, but can also be enjoyed independently of one another.

Sundays, Nov 10 and 17, 10am-4pm

$250 + HST

Light lunch and refreshments included.


Instructor Bio:
Faye Jacobs is a weaver, textile artist, and teacher with over fifty years of experience. Faye began her career custom knitting as an Olympic skier, furthering her talents manufacturing professional skiwear and boots. She studied and practiced Fiber Arts in Bolder and Berkeley, returning to Canada in 1999. Faye is the lead hand in restoring the Jacquard Loom at Lang Pioneer Village Museum and is also a sought-after workshop leader in paper making, natural dyeing, and specialized weaving techniques. She exhibits and sells her work at textile art fairs and exhibitions.


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