September 27, 2022 3 min read

Craft Course - Natural Dyeing

Two-Day Course

Welcoming a new group to the FelinFach Dye Studio for a two day course - 1st and 2nd October. Still a couple of places left, last booking date for these craft courses is tomorrow, 28th September.

Start your natural dyeing journey here, in the rural SA37 postcode area of Pembrokeshire. Learn how to hand dye protein fibres (animal fibres such as sheep wool, alpaca, yak and silk) and cellulose fibres (plant fibres such as cotton, linen, hemp and bamboo) using traditional natural dyes. Expert tuition in a professional, purpose designed dye studio environment.

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FelinFach Dye Studio

The craft courses are a hands-on learning experience using ancient natural dyes such as Madder, Weld, and Cochineal, to name a few, in their natural form as well as extract.  You will leave with the knowledge to successfully dye yarn and fabrics with lasting colour to use in your projects at home, using only natural dyes.  

 

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What to Expect

  • expert tuition in a professional, purpose designed dye studio environment - Course Tutor, As Featured in the Knitter Magazine, click here...
  • experience six hours (10.00am to 4.00pm) per day of guided tuition on hand dyeing using natural dyes. 
  • go you through the basic principles and practice of natural dyeing using, for example, madder, cutch, logwood and others. 
  • understand the practical  steps of natural dyeing from start to finish as well as creating the foundations for more advanced processes

All equipment is provided and you will take away skeins of yarn of various sizes that you have personally dyed. You also will have a Dye Journal Notebook to record your recipes and and a file of information covering what you have learnt during the day.

Course Dates and Prices

There are some other craft course dates available in October and November, click here...

  • Half-Day -  'Taster Courses - £75
  • One Day -  Protein Fibres - £125
  • One Day -  Cellulose Fibres - £135
  • Two Day -  Combined Protein and Cellulose  Fibres - £235
Ancient Natural dyesHand Dyed Yarn with natural dyes As Featured in the Knitter magazine

 

Gift Cards by Post or by Email

Shopping for someone else but not sure what to get? Give them the gift of choice with a FelinFach gift card, available online from £10.

Gift Cards are available by post or by email

Our gift cards or gift vouchers are the perfect gift for Craft Courses. Our gift cards are NOT time limited. They can also be used in part with any remaining balance kept for another day. Physical gift cards (as in the image) are available by post or electronic gift cards will be emailed - more details on Gift Cards.

 

About FelinFach

Welsh Blankets - Hand woven in in Wales in limited numbers Wool Throws - Hand woven in Wales Chandlery - Reed diffusers, tealights and wax melts - hand poured in Wales  Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing Gift Cards - By Post or by Email Welsh Tartan Scarves Sheepskin Rugs

Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets and the iconic Welsh Tapestry blankets which are hand woven at Welsh mills. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves are all available in our yarn store and shop. We also offer Welsh tartansSheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu and Making to name a few! Our handmade candles, reed diffusers, wax melts and tealights are hand poured by us. Lastly, craft courses on hand dyeing with 100% natural dyes in the purpose designed FelinFach Dye Studio. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for WoolAll Things Wales and Global Welsh.

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Last update 27th September 2022

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