1-Pot Rainbow Dye Pot
We sometimes see multicolored fibers and yarns from the same dye pot and wonder how the dyer achieved such brilliant and defined colors. You may ask yourself How the dyes were
controlled to avoid mixing and getting muddy colors? Learn the secrets using Redding Method dyeing! Using Redding Method methodology dyeing you will learn how to dye a rainbow in 1
pot, using acid dyes. In class you will be dying a mixture of various fibers. You will be amazed at the colors you will get and how easy it is to dye a rainbow in 1 dye pot. Get ready to learn how to dye BRIGHT, BRILLIANT, VIBRANT, AND SATURATED COLORS. This class will use Redding Method Dyeing Techniques to dye a multiple color fiber pot. You will use 5 different colors to dye a rainbow. It is possible to dye multiple colors in 1 pot without muddying. Students with receive 8oz. of various fibers, all supplies needed to dye, Namaste Farms Wool wash and wash and dye shampoos. Students need to bring a 16-quart pot, thrift store finds are fine. Not necessary but if wanted students can bring an apron, gloves, and face mask. Material fee (paid to the instructor on the class day): $50.00 The material fee includes: over 8 ounces of various fibers to dye (you will have enough to bring home and practice your dyeing afterwards). Instructor will provide butane burners, dyes, and wool shampoo that we will be using in class. Students need to bring aprons, gloves, face mask if concerned with issues using dry dyes and a large pot. You will not be able to use the pots for food after dyeing in it, and make sure you do not use an enamel pot with painted bottoms. No Glass pans. Wear old clothing that you aren’t afraid to get wet and stained. Wear comfortable shoes we will be standing and moving around in class.
Class Time: Friday, March 13th, 9am-12pm
Teacher: Christina Coghill
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