Spend the evening learning about natural dyes. Explore how to create them, using items found in your home and garden. Use your artistic flair to decorate your own organic cotton canvas shopper bag which you can take away,
During the workshop you will use ink pastes created using concentrated dye and a thickening agent to create a beautifully decorated bag. You'll be fascinated by the colours achieved using store cupboard ingredients from onion skins, avocado skins, stones and turmeric. All materials are included.
You will also receive a natural dyeing information pack with info on how to get started and books to read.
Charlene is a London born textile designer and artist. After studying Textile Design in Bristol she assisted fashion stylists on shoots for men’s, women’s and children’s wear. She has styled for Lacoste, Hugo Boss and Kickers. For the last 5 years she has built a career as an artist educator, facilitating arts events across London for people to enjoy and interact with activities that bring people together.