Workshop in Natural Dyeing

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Workshop in Natural Dyeing

Natural Dyes
Stefano Panconesi
4-6 November 2011

The course aims to introduce the participants into the wonderful world of natural dyes will use the historical dyeing plants dried and wild plants collected in the territory; dye yarn and fabric in various fibers: wool, silk, cotton, linen, etc.

we’ll see how the color will change with the variation of mordent, the pH of the bath.

will dye also in INDIGO.

Stefano Panconesi, more than thirty years dealing with natural dyes: courses, participation in conferences, consulting in the textile industry.


FRIDAY 4 nov

4 p.m. Course presentation – A brief history of natural dyeing over the centuries; Today’s market for natural dyes
8 p.m. Dinner
9:30 p.m. Video on natural dyes in the world


8 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Preparation of the fibres to be dyed: wool, cotton, silk.
Dyeing with COCCINIGL to get red with WELD to get yellow
1 p.m. Lunch
2:30 p.m. Preparation of the fibres to be dyed: wool, cotton, silk
Dyeing with COSMOS to get brown with LOGWOOD to get purple
8 p.m. Dinner
9:30 p.m. Video on indigo dyeing in the world

SUNDAY 6 nov

8 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Preparation of the fibres to be dyed: wool, cotton, silk
Double dyeing with colour modification through addition of salt, change in pH, etc.
11:30 a.m. Creation of a colour chart with the previously dyed sampled
1 p.m. Lunch

Fees for the course

Association 2011 € 15,00
Course Fee € 200,00
Board and lodging €100,00 in twin-bed room

via Italia, 6 13843 Pettinengo (BIELLA)
Phone +39 348 3326570

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