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Natural Dyes, Colorful Textiles Senior Learner (Ages 55+) Workshop

Sep 08, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

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NATURAL DYES, COLORFUL TEXTILES IS A WORKSHOP THAT ENGAGES SENIOR LEARNERS (AGES 55+) IN CREATING A PALETTE OF NATURALLY DYED YARNS AND FABRICS USING PLANTS NATIVE TO INDIANA.

INSTRUCTOR PEGGY TAYLOR OF LOOM HALL TEXTILES AND RAINTREE COTTAGE TEXTILE SCHOOL IN NEW HARMONY WILL INTRODUCE NATURAL DYES AS A TRADITIONAL FOLK-ART FORM AND WILL GUIDE PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE SUSTAINABLE CULTIVATION OF DYE PLANTS, THE HISTORY AND METHODS OF EXTRACTING PIGMENTS FROM DYE PLANTS, AND THE CREATION OF NATURALLY DYED WOOL YARNS AND FABRICS.

SESSION 1: AUGUST 11, 12, 18, AND 19
SESSION 2: SEPTEMBER 8, 9, 15, AND 16*
*PARTICIPANTS FROM BOTH SESSIONS CAN OPT TO PARTICIPATE IN A NATURAL DYE DEMONSTRATION WITH THE INSTRUCTOR AT NEW HARMONY KUNSTFEST IN THE HISTORIC VILLAGE FROM 1 PM – 3 PM (CDT) ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

CLASSES HELD DAILY AT 10 AM – NOON AND 1 PM – 3 PM (CDT) AT THE HISTORIC NEW HARMONY’S DOUBLE LOG CABIN AND DAVID LENZ HOUSE GARDEN

FREE

SAFE PRACTICES WILL BE OBSERVED DURING CLASSES. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD WEAR CASUAL CLOTHING THAT CAN GET DIRTY AND CLOSED-TOE SHOES.

PREREGISTER BY CALLING HISTORIC NEW HARMONY AT 812-682-4488 EXT. 3168. THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE FIRST SESSION IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, AND THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE SECOND SESSION IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU REQUIRE ANY ACCOMMODATIONS UPON REGISTRATION.

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Historic New Harmony’s Double Log Cabin
324 North Street
New Harmony, IN 47631 United States
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812-682-4488 x3168
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