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Dresden dyer’s guild coat of arms includes stirring and turning sticks, a reel for winding fabric, and a rake.
We felt it appropriate this season to begin a workshop series in different studio/workspaces and give each
its own little dyer’s guild.
producing state of the art costumes in New York City. The workshop will focus on natural dyes in costume,
primarily colors of the shakespearean era. Learn basic natural dyeing techniques using colors that would
have been used in the theater including a naturally fermenting indigo vat, madder, weld and cochineal.
Leave the workshop with knowledge, color samples and a cotton tote bag to keep your sheet music or dance
clothes in. We hope to see you there!
MAX CAPACITY: 12 students
TIME: 10-4 (we will take a break in the afternoon-food nearby, kitchen space in shop.)
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR WORKSHOP: Pay ahead using paypal and send payment to
email@example.com, and in an email, RSVP your name and we will send you a waiver and
release of liability to sign before workshop.
Queen Elizabeth in Tyrian Purple (mollusk) and below; Shakespeare’s Globe Theater today.
The grant BLUEREDYELLOW received from The University of the Arts’ Corzo Center for the Creative
Economy was featured on their new website! Thanks again Corzo Center!!
The Philly Swap event was held in the Urban Outfitter’s Naval yard space early October. We had a stand at
the event to describe and demo the indigo vat process. We made small swatch bracelets and also had some
marigolds being boiled to describe a non vat related dye. It was a great experience!!!
Mira and I worked the station next door to the printmakers.