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September 09, 2019
September 09, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Slow Fiber Studios Annex, 1825 Eighth Street, Berkeley, California, United States, 94710

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Catherine Ellis has been a weaver and dyer for over 40 years. One of the leading textile educators in the United States, Ellis is founder of the Professional Crafts Fiber program at Haywood Community College in North Carolina. An internationally recognized textile artist for her invention of woven shibori, Catharine is the author of Woven Shibori and the much anticipated book The Art and Science of Natural Dyes: Principles, Experiments, and Results that will release in 2019. Ellis continues to share her extensive research and expertise in the craft of natural dyes with the worldwide dye community. Workshop spots have filled up! Please sign up on the waiting list to secure spots when they open up. EVENT DETAILS WORKSHOP  Natural Dyes: A series of FIVE exploratory, focused, one day workshops5 comprehenstive 1 Day Workshops by Catharine EllisThursday - Saturday, September 10 - 19, 2019 |  9:30am - 4:00pmSlow Fiber Studios Annex | 1825 Eighth St, Berkeley, CA 94710$10 Materials Cost / Workshop Workshop A: Tuesday 10 September: Dyeing wool with and without mordants Workshop B: Wednesday 11 September: Exploring tannins for mordanting and dyeing Workshop C: Thursday 12 September: Comparison of mordant processes for cellulose fibers Workshop D: Friday 13 September: Color Mixing with Natural Dyes - on silk and cotton Workshop E: Saturday 14 September: Printing with Natural Dyes Workshop fees are based on how many workshops you like to attend.  When purchasing the ticket, please answer the questionnaire below to specify which workshops you are signing up for.  1 workshop  $250.00  2 workshops $450.00   3 workshops $650.00   4 workshops $750.00  5 Workshops  $850.00  Photo © 2019 Nick Falduto This comprehensive series of one-day workshops will focus on the importance of informed exploration of natural dyes for textile artists who desire a thorough understanding of their processes. Catherine Ellis, distinguished textiles artist, educator, and natural dye specialist, will guide

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