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Eco Dye: Experiments on Paper, Wool, Silk, Cotton, and Linen: Day 1 of 2

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT


Out of respect for students, instructors and the larger community and concern for the safety and wellbeing of all, Folk School classes for the 2020 season are cancelled. The committee will work hard to reschedule classes for a robust 2021 season.


Instructor: Dawn Andersson. Experiment eco dyeing on paper, wool, silk, cotton and linen using locally sourced dye plants that are easy to grow or pick in the wild. Mordant with alum and explore iron and tannin reactions in dyeing. Experiment with fibers coated with dried soy milk or various fibrous materials students bring from home. Instructor will provide ample materials to use as well. Students will go home with many finished examples of eco dyeing magic! Bring a lunch.


A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Saturday, July 18 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 6 students.  To register for this class, click “Add to Cart” below or call 906-884-7663. For information about refunds, click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of the Folk School page.


Directions: Follow M-107 west from Silver City to Union Bay Campground (turn right), take first gravel road to right – you are there! We are in the old carpenter’s shop, the first building on your right.


July 25
9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Folk School


Union Bay Folk School Building
107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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