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Eco – Printing with Texas Plants/leaves – Oct. 14 Workshop

2 workshops times to choose from

October 14, 10am -1pm
October 14, 2pm – 5pm
Fee: $65.00 each

All supplies included

Bring leaves and their names to share with the group

Black Crow Press
Junanne Peck
Fort Worth, TX
214-336-8526

Capture the essence of nature on paper, silk and other fabrics.  In this fast and fun workshop you will learn how to extract dyes and prints from the plants/leaves in your own Texas landscape. You will leave this workshop with several pieces of fabric and paper swatches to use for future reference.  I will share information based on my experimentation with local plants. You will also learn how to prepare and mordant fabrics. You will leave with enough information to get you started in the fascinating craft of natural dying.

In eco printing or dyeing, plants are enclosed in textiles or paper, bundled by winding over rods or stacked in layers and then steamed or immersed in hot water to extract the pigments and produce a print made with plant dyes.

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