THE BEAUTY OF WOOL: RESIST EXPLORATIONS
Dyeing, Felt Making
January 9-15, 2011
Instructor: Carol LeBaron
Explore resist techniques on wool and silk using acid dyes, combined with fabric collage. Learn the fundamentals of dyeing and printing protein fibers, which adapt well to shaping. Sample the textural effects of laminated felt and felt resist. Also dye wool roving and yarn for beautiful spinning, weaving, or knitting projects. Depart with a simple, finished piece or many interesting samples. For practicing fiber artists; dye experience helpful, not essential.