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London-Wul is a fibre farm in New Brunswick Canada where animals are neither destroyed nor sold without exception. Also a national award winning shop and studio, London-Wul is home to textile artist Heidi Wulfraat.


Friday, February 23, 2007

CLASS TO DYE FOR


MULTI-TECHNIQUE DYE CLASS

WHO:
Instructor: Joanna Close
A fine arts post graduate, textile artist Joanna Close works as a professional weaver, spinner and dyer. Joanna has spent several years hand-dyeing wool for Rug Hooking artist Deanne Fitzpatrick. She has compiled substantial research in natural dye techniques and has developed a signature body of one of a kind hand dyed, hand woven landscape designs.

WHAT:
This class will encompass a number of dye theories and techniques including:

- colour theory
- dyeing proteins, cellulose and synthetic fibres
- safety precautions when dyeing
- dyeing for striped knitting
- dyeing solid colours
- dyeing mottled coulours (space dyeing)
- dyeing for a warp and weft
- dyeing techniques for hooking

with demonstrations in :
- dyeing wool, mohair and silk

and hand-on instruction in
- dyeing your choice of wool fleece, wool skeins or wool fabric


WHERE: London-Wul Fibre Arts
1937 Melanson Rd, Lakeburn, NB

www.thewoolworks.com
info@thewoolworks.com
1-506-382-6990

WHEN: Saturday May 12/07, 1PM-5PM


The cost of this class is $75.00 plus tax, materials are included in this cost.
class maximum applies
Students are registered on payment.
Inquire at London-Wul Fibre Arts
info@thewoolworks.com
Please bring a pair of rubber gloves.

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