Here are the prices for the craft courses and workshops - expert tuition in a professional, purpose designed dye studio environment.
The craft courses are a hands on learning experience using ancient dyes such as Madder, Weld, and Cochineal, to name a few, in their natural form as well as extract. These craft courses are suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience. They are the foundation blocks of good practice for you to build and develop your own natural dye journey.
Craft Courses for 2022
Our craft courses are available from February to November and a list of dates is available here.
You will experience 6 (3.5 hours on Taster Courses) hours of guided tuition on hand dyeing yarn and cellulose plant based fibres using natural dyes.
Your tutor will guide you through the basic principles and practice of natural dyeing using, for example, madder, cutch, logwood and others.
Your Tutor will take you through the practical steps of natural dyeing from start to finish as well as creating the foundations for more advanced processes.
The workshop includes all the necessary materials, including yarn, cellulose fibres and equipment.
You will take away from the workshop a number of skeins of yarn or cellulose fibres that you have personally dyed. You will also have your Dye Journal Notebook and a file of information covering what you have learnt during the day. Craft Courses FAQ's.
- 5 Stars Review by Philippa J. "Dyeing protein fibres. Excellent course for beginners to understand both the chemistry of natural dyes and the varying effects of the same dye on different fibres. Lots of samples to take home together with a file of technical info for later experiments".