Let our abundant sunshine provide the energy to dye protein fiber or yarn using the vat dyed method. While letting the sun do the work, space dye yarn or fiber in coordinating colors using the microwave technique to set the color.
Join us for a colorful day of dyeing as many skeins of protein fibers as you like. We will have everything set up and 8 basic colors for blending and mixing or matching. The studio fee is nominal, so there is a $5 fee per each additional 100 grams of yarn or fiber.
Have fun in this class learning color theory by painting with a basic watercolor palette. You will learn primary, secondary and complimentary colors, hues, and tones. You will end up with your own personal color wheel and other samples, as well as a set of watercolor paints. Students must sign up no later than 1 week before class so that instructor can obtain enough materials.
Bring your pre-wound 3-6 yard cellulose fiber warp for space dyeing. The instructor will help you with proper fiber preparation, mixing and applying dyes to you warp as well as instructions for rinsing at home. Studio setting, fee is for one warp, $5 for each additional warp.