Who is this class for?
Dye Lab Certification Workshop is for members who have this level of expertise in the dye lab:
To be able to:
Get down and dirty with this immersion dyeing class using Procion Mx fiver reactive dyes. Students will learn the basics of how to color different types of fabric using a dye bath. Color is free and loose while learning the step by step method of safely using fiber reactive dyes. It is a good introduction to the process of immersion dyeing.
You will also learn the 'house rules' of the dye lab', including how to be sure the work area is cleaned and prepped for next user.
Once certified a member will be able to:
Membership Types and Access to the Dye Lab
Once certified a member will be able to use the sewing machines independently depending on membership type:
Teacher: Melanie Audet
Melanie Audet is originally from the Detroit area of Michigan. She received a BA from Albion College and a BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft, where she learned how to use synthetic dyes. She has continued her education by learning the art of natural dyes. She is the owner and proprietor of Melanie Audet Limited Editions and Twig and Berry Dyes. Her love for textiles is more of a compulsion and she loves to share this passion with others.