• Natural Indigo Vat at Lavender Hill Farm

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    Name: Natural Indigo Vat at Lavender Hill Farm
    Date: August 16, 2019
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Let’s have a dye day! Dyers have been using indigofera tinctoria to create blue dye for centuries. We will be using a modern recipe for this 100% naturally derived fermentation indigo vat. Participants will receive an instructional handout, a silk scarf, and a cotton swatch for dyeing. Supplies and instructions for shibori resists will also be provided. Additional ready-to-dye fabric will be available for purchase.

    Restrictions: Ages 10 & up

    Please Bring: Gloves, an apron, scissors, and a plastic bag or two to take your dyed goods home in. Participants should dress for mess! 

    About the Instructor: Jasmine is a lifelong resident of Northern Michigan and has been practicing natural dyes for over ten years. She has taught many fiber art workshops in the area and has studied facets of natural dye under Shanna Robinson, India Flint, and Elin Noble. Jasmine is also an avid weaver and finds expression for her enthusiasm of local fiber arts as a board member for the Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair.
    Location:
    Lavender Hill Farm 
    Address: 7354 Horton Bay Rd N., Boyne City, MI, 49712
    Contact Information:
    Phone: (231) 582-3784
    Fees/Admission:
    Cost: $50 per person (includes materials). Cash, check or PayPal.

    Registration: Call or Email Jasmine to sign up: (231) 675-1506 jasminelacetextiles@gmail.com Pre-registration is strongly suggested. This class has a minimum and maximum attendance requirement so reserve your spot today! If participant minimum is not met two weeks prior, the workshop will be cancelled. 
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