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Natural Dye Workshop with Cochineal

  • NY Textile Lab 146 Main Street Beacon, NY, 12508 United States (map)
Natural Dye Workshop with Cochineal
from 58.50

Learn about the vibrancy and range of purple and red dyes that can be achieved from the bug cochineal!  Join Textile Lab at Colorant on February 23rd  for this comprehensive workkshop about the history and contemporary use of cochineal dye. Participants learn how to extract dye from the insects and shift the color by altering the pH of the dye solution. Explore dyeing cochineal on different textiles; cotton, silk, bast fibers and wool.  $65 Fee includes all materials.

2/23/19 12pm-3pm.
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