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Synthetic Dyeing

Dates: May 23, 2022 - May 24, 2022

Cost per ticket: $275.00

About class

If you have never tried to dye your own yarn but are intrigued by the idea of creating your own unique skeins, here is the workshop for you. In this 2 day class we will start with winding the skeins, the whole mordanting process and move onto several dye techniques! Although you will need very few items, it’s important to know and use the proper equipment. We’ll make skeins of wool, silk, and mohair yarns and prepare them for the dye bath, then it is pure fun and creativity as you use both Cushing and Procion MX dyes. We’ll learn to mix dyes to make new shades and colors, over dyeing, rainbow dyeing and students will also make multicolored skeins by dipping and directly painting dye onto skeins. We will show you how unrelated colors can be made to work together by introducing a new color family by the technique of over-dyeing.

All materials included with tuition.

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Class Times

All classes run 9am - 5pm unless otherwise indicated in the description above.

Wait List

For class dates that are full, please feel free to call us here at the studio and have your name place on the wait list.

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Cost Per Student

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Synthetic Dyeing
$ 275.00
10 available

This class's instructor

Sara Bixler

Sara is the owner and resident instructor of Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center. Many of Sara’s students praise her ability to guide students through the challenging world of color theory, specifically relating to weaving.