Enter the colourful world of natural dyeing and learn how to use plant colour on linen and silk ribbons. Naturally dyed fabric can be used for years, and when it is at the end of its life you can compost it. A completely circular gift wrap or present to give to someone. This class will teach you how to use a plant based dyes to make unusual ribbons to take away. With the information given you will leave feeling confident to continue at home or just have a new item to use again and again.

As this is a class for Mothers Day the price includes ribbon material and a plant to gift to someone special

This session will cover:

  • An introduction to natural dyes
  • Sustainable dyeing techniques
  • How to use waste to create colour
  • You will leave with clear instructions should you wish to continue at home

Ticket price includes all materials, tools and light refreshments.

Cordwainers Grow is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community classes. This means we can offer classes for free and reduced places to local residents.

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds on purchased tickets unless these are made 10 days before the class. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. For date change requests please contact us at least 10 days before your workshop date. Please email us for more details.

Community

"Connecting people and place through discovery"

We are a Hackney based community interest company focusing on connecting people with the natural world in creative and collaborative ways. Through innovative teaching and experiential learning, Cordwainers Grow hopes to connect and inspire a network of social and environmental innovators.