Eucalypt Dye Workshop
Learn to make eucalyptus leaf and bark dyes, and imprints on fabric with eucalyptus leaves.
Participant will work with local artist Sally Blake, dyeing a scarf to take home plus samples of wool, silk and linen with local ACT eucalypts.
Sally Blake is a local textile artist who has done extensive research on plant dyes, including two eucalyptus dye research projects at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Sally is currently studying the 40-plus eucalypt species that grow naturally in the ACT. Sally has created a free Eucalyptus Dye Database with recipes and dye colours.
Workshops limited to 15 participants.
Bookings are essential as places are limited and bookings close two days prior to event.
A National Eucalypt Day event.
Sunday 25 March, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm
$70 per person, includes all materials