Tue, 14 Jan | Opendrawer

Eco Printed Scarf

Discover the beautiful and sustainable art of eco printing
Booking is Closed

Time & Location

14 Jan 2020, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Opendrawer, 248 Highfield Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia, Rear of Hartwell Church of Christ, entry off Milverton

About This Workshop

In this workshop you will learn the technique of eco printing using leaves and other plant matter to dye silk and wool samples. You will also learn about the safe use of household materials as mordants (mordants can be used to fix colours and/or change colours that the leaves would otherwise print). No previous experience is necessary. The tutor will provide all materials and tools. This will include a kit of fabric samples and a silk scarf.

What you will learn:

  • Which plants can be used for eco printing
  • How to prepare fabricr for eco-printing
  • How to use simple, safe mordants from household solutions
  • Placement of plant materials and interactions

Date: Tuesday Jan 14

Time: 10am to 4pm

Class fee: $145

Materials fee: $30 to be paid to tutor on the day

What to bring:

  • Paper and pencil/pen
  • Lunch

Tutor: Anne Thoday.

Anne’s practice is seated largely within the realm of contemporary environmental art. She is a multi-disciplinary, exhibited artist producing works that arouse an appreciation and reverence for the natural world. She is an active member of Basket Makers of Victoria, having held various positions with them in the past. Her work can be found at: http://www.annethoday.com

Picture credit: Anne Thoday

  • Boro Style Stitching

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