Make your Mama a bundle dyed scarf for Mother’s Day!
In this relaxing 3 hour workshop, you will learn how to dye and paint with frozen fresh and dried flowers to create a breathtaking masterpiece on silk. This workshop will include one silk scarf for you to dye as well as silk swatches for testing. More scarves will be available for purchase.
Through gently soaking petals, we will learn how to treat garments to be able to take natural dyes, extract color from flowers and natural dye stuffs while experimenting with advanced tie dye techniques you can all do at home! Through only a little steam you will learn to transmute assorted flowers into beautiful patterns, on your fabric.
Cara Piazza is a Natural Dyer and Textile Designer living and producing her work in New York City. She creates one of a kind textiles only using natural dye stuffs such as botanicals, plant matter, minerals, non-toxic metals and food wastes. She treats her fabrics through alchemical dye sessions, ancient shibori techniques and bundle dyeing, transforming each textile into its very own story.
Takeaways: Your very own healing, flower dyed scarf, and the skills to continue on your own.