26 Stanley Rd
Tutor: Kurt Payne (NZ)
The Queen brand of liquid food colouring can be used to permanently dye protein fibres such as silk, wool, angora, alpaca, mohair, feathers, etc, and even man-made nylon.
Spend a day exploring different methods of applying colour to fibre and yarns while learning to create predictable outcomes rather than mud!
What will your students learn?
To predictably mix colours from Queen brand food dye.
Using a colour wheel to make exciting colourways.
How to apply dye permanently and economically.
What will your students get?
Skills and knowledge you can repeat in your home kitchen.
A completed self patterning sock yarn or hand painted warp.
All dyes, mordants etc will be supplied.
What to bring: TBA plus materials fee up to $10
Wear comfortable clothing you do not mind getting stained/dirty. Closed-toe footwear.
Skills or experience: No previous dyeing experience necessary.
Any further comments, information or requirements