Natural Dyeing at Home: In this class, you will learn to transform your clothing and textiles with natural color derived from food waste and items you already have at home! We will cover the basics of natural dyeing, including starting a dye bath, immersing your fabric dye, modern tie-dye Shibori and bundle dyeing techniques. Be prepared to be amazed by food's hidden talents. This class is safe and fun for the whole family.
Date & Time
Tuesday, October 6th, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Skill Level all welcome
Instructors Kristin Arzt
Raised on a farm in Western Maryland, Kristin had a childhood that was connected to her immediate natural resources. Once the natural dye and fiber arts bug bit her, she has been hungry to learn from teachers all over the world, from Oaxaca to Australia. Kristin lives in Oakland, California where she grows dye plants in her garden and splits her time between teaching and creating commissioned pieces. She is currently the Department Head of the Textiles Department at The Crucible, an arts non-profit in West Oakland, California.