"New Life for Old Threads" Eco Printing on Garments with Patricia Spangler, Aug 24

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"New Life for Old Threads" Eco Printing on Garments with Patricia Spangler, Aug 24

135.00

Thursday, August 24th 10-4
Learn to Eco Print and refresh your wardrobe at the same time. 
Students will learn the following through demonstration and application:  the fundamentals of eco printing onto cotton, silk and/or linen with leaves and botanicals,the importance of  mordants and modifiers for ensuring permanent images, sampling leaves to determine tannin and pigment content of leaves,folding and bundling techniques for different design results and processing techniques for botaining beautiful pieces of wearable art. 

Students will bring 3-4 light colored natural fiber garments (silk, cotton or linen) to print.  Fiber types can also include rayon and/or rayon blends.  Avoid polyester. 

These should be previously worn garments from your own collection or upcycled from thrift stores.    

 

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