Botanical Printing on Silk: Workshop - Historic Places Days

Botanical Printing on Silk: Workshop

Centre des arts Alton Mill
Fun & Games
1402 Queen St W, Alton, ON L7K 0C4, Canada
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8 July, 2023 | 10:00am-1:00pm

Learn how to create a beautiful and unique Botanical print using a natural Eco Printing technique with flowers and leaves in a beautiful historic setting. During the class you will learn the basics of Eco Printing:

 – getting to know plants for printing

 – process for mordanting protein and cellulose fabrics 

 – eco printing with plants and natural dye blanket

 – different methods of bundling and steaming process

At the end of the workshop, you will leave with one-of-a-kind silk scarf covered with beautiful botanical patterns.

Workshops registration closes at 8 students, so there will be plenty of personal attention. We will meet for a magical gathering, exploring the possibilities of natural dyes and eco printing!


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Cost per person: $120 ( no HST)

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

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