April 11 – Using Plants for Natural Dyes

Posted by  //  March 15, 2018  //  Calendar of Events

@CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850

Natural dyes can be made from many wild and cultivated plants, and also from common foods. Textile artists Sarah Gotowka (Luna Fibers) and Tracy McLellan will discuss native dye plants you can grow, methods for dyeing fibers and fabrics, and will show examples. Cost: $7-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.  Pre-registration is required to hold your place in the class.  Register and pay online at: ccetompkins.org/events.  Questions? Contact Chrys Gardener atcab69@cornell.edu or (607) 272-2292.

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