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Eco Printing and Natural Dyeing

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT


Instructors: Debbie Jircik and Mary Burns. Draw on the collective experiences of the instructors to make a variety of samples of contact printing, explore natural dyes, and create an eco-printed silk scarf. Dive deep into the process of eco-printing using foraged and cultivated plants/leaves; investigate the interaction of tannin, iron and mordant using sustainable methods (no plastic barrier cloth).  Participants will also have the opportunity to work with northern Wisconsin cultivated fresh leaf indigo dye. Leave the class with samples, an ecoprinted scarf, a resource guide, and confidence to do explore on your own. Bring a lunch.


A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Friday, July 31 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 12 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.


August 7
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


Folk School


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