This class is often booked for birthdays, baby showers, bridal thingy, or team building for the corporate world.
Explore dyeing with nature, specifically using the magical bundle dye methods.
In this workshop we talk about mordants and modifiers and how they relate to this particular dye method. 3 different pots will be prepared so that participants can experiment the many ways you can use heat, steam, and minerals to bring different results and change the colors of plants and flowers.
All materials provided. The workshop runs about 2-3 hours so be prepared to possibly take damp work home.
1) We start with a a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials
2) We then get right into experimenting with the various methods for floral bundle dyeing
3) At the end, we'll answer any final questions and participants will leave with their finished works.
Each guest will go home with:
3-4 pieces that they made during the event.
About the Instructor
Karin Persan is a hands on textile designer and maker, working from her studio in Brooklyn. She received her BFA in 2001 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she focused in Fiber and Material Studies. She formed her line "Better Than Jam" of printed clothing and accessories shortly after graduating, while teaching on the side. In early 2010 she opened a boutique of the same name, which grew into a communal studio space, though has since downsized into the perfect personal studio at 10m Grattan St.
About the Venue
This is the personal studio space of Karin. Much room and table space to accommodate a small crowd though 30 is the maximum suggested.
*All private events require $200-300 booking fee no less than 2 weeks prior to day of event. Weekend dates may need to secured a month or two ahead of time. The final price per person is due 5 days before event. Booking fee goes towards price of the event.
No food or drink (besides personal beverage) may be served. If you need an area for gifts or company swag let me know!
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