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Ateliers teinture végétale

Accompanied, Introductory/discovery, Crafts, Discovery, Creative hobbies in La Garde-Freinet
  • Dye your fabrics! Julia Donadoni, a professional dyer, proposes 3 introduction workshops to vegetable dyeing. You can take off with your own creations and the procedure for repeating the experience at home.

  • -Discovery of the indigo world (3h30)
    You will set up a natural indigo vat with a pigment made from locally grown indigo plants. You will discover where the pigment comes from, and the steps of extraction will be explained to you. You will be introduced to the Japanese technique of folding fabric, the shibori. Then it will be time to put your hands in the vat to leave with the precious dyed fabrics.

    -Discovering the colours of nature (3h30)
    After a moment of gathering, you will...
    -Discovery of the indigo world (3h30)
    You will set up a natural indigo vat with a pigment made from locally grown indigo plants. You will discover where the pigment comes from, and the steps of extraction will be explained to you. You will be introduced to the Japanese technique of folding fabric, the shibori. Then it will be time to put your hands in the vat to leave with the precious dyed fabrics.

    -Discovering the colours of nature (3h30)
    After a moment of gathering, you will discover how to prepare the fabrics to receive the vegetable colours, how to extract the colour from these plants and how to modify it again after firing. You will leave with a colour chart of local colours, a knowledge that will make you look at the landscape differently.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • From March 11, 2023 to September 30, 2023
  • Adult
    45 €

    • Adults and children over 14

  • One price
    40 €

    • Members

Openings
  • On March 11, 2023
  • On May 27, 2023
  • On July 29, 2023
  • On September 30, 2023
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Discovering the colours of nature
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Discovering the indigo world
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Discovering the indigo world
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Discovering the colours of nature
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