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Other Fun Things

Other Fun Things

Natural Dyeing

Date(s): May 4th, 2014, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Join our resident expert in natural dyeing Eloise Holland for a day of colour. She will walk you through the steps of preparing various natural dyes, some household and some exotic. You will be dyeing small skeins which can then be used to knit.  All materials are included and no experience is necessary.

Flower Fairy

Date(s): May 30th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Create your own wonderful summer fairy. This makes a great keepsake or toy. You will soon be building gnome homes and fairy lands! The fairy is created out of pipe cleaners, wool felt and yarn. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.

Wool Roving Dyeing

Date(s): June 5th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Colour your own wool! Let Maureen Ballagh show you the steps in how to use acid dyes to dye your own wool roving that you can then use to spin or felt. You will learn how to prepare the wool, how to mesure acid dyes and how to dye without felting the roving. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.