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Austin, TX, 78721
United States

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10.05.19 — Natural Dyes For Beginners Workshop


10.05.19 — Natural Dyes For Beginners Workshop


Workshop taught by: Pei Sim with The Paper + Craft Pantry

Date: Saturday, October 5th

Time: 1pm-3:30pm

Experience Level: Open Level

Join us for an afternoon of fun as we explore the world of natural dyes!

During this 2.5hr workshop, you’ll learn all about natural dyes! We’ll start by learning about different kinds of dyes you can find right at home and in nature before moving on to the process on how to prepare them for dyeing. We’ll go through creating several dye vats using natural dyes! You’ll have the opportunity to make dye swatches and jot down notes so you can continue to experiment with natural dyes at home!

Once our dye vats are created, we will move on to dyeing several pieces where you’ll have the option of choosing between the different natural dye colors to create your one-of-a-kind pieces. You’ll be guided through a few techniques including folding and specific timing of the dyes to get the best results for each piece.

All materials for this workshop will be provided and you'll leave with several of dyed pieces + the knowledge and inspiration to continue dyeing at home!

What you'll get (and keep): 

  • 2.5 hrs of personalized workshop instruction

  • Natural dye resource guide

  • 3 natural fiber pieces to dye

  • Use of dye vats, dyes + supplies

  • Sips + treats

  • 10% off The Paper + Craft Pantry retail

*Note: please wear clothes that you are okay getting dye on them!

All workshop sales are final- no refunds or exchanges. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to workshop.

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Pei Sim is the owner and founder of The Paper + Craft Pantry, an Austin based stationery shop and workshop studio. She works with independently owned stationery designers to stock the shelves in the shop and works with fellow small business owners to co-hosts weekly creative classes in the studio.

As an avid D.I.Yer and small business champion, you can find her teaching workshops as well as on The Paper + Craft Pantry's blog where she shares craft projects and small business knowledge. 

When she's not running the shop or planning for an upcoming workshop, you can find her tending to her plants in her green house, trying out new recipes in the kitchen or spending quality time with her husband and two pups! 

Workshop Experience Level:

Open Level

This workshop is ideal for you if you are interested in this class’s content. Perfect for true beginners and veteran creatives alike!