• Instructor: Deb Berkebile Saturday, October 17th, 10 – 4pm Eco Printing is a form of natural dyeing where plant materials are bundled and use a direct contact printing method, drawing out tannins & pigments from plants to make interesting and surprising marks on  protein (silk, wool) fibers which are transferred to fabric via steaming or boiling. Two for one bundling is a favorite technique. Learn how to make an iron blanket which dramatically changes and deepens the colors of the printed leaves.You will learn how to use natural dyes on your pre-mordanted silk fabrics. and the use of color blankets. Enjoy creating your own fabulous Ecoprinted fabrics.
  • Instructor: Jasmine Kornel Saturday Oct 3rd, 10am-4pm This workshop will focus on exploring the array of color that can be achieved using historically cultivated natural dyes on a variety of fabrics. Students will get the opportunity to use  multiple immersion baths for layered and complex results and examine how colors change depending on the mordant chosen. The basics of extraction and storage of dyes will be covered as well as some simple resist techniques to enhance color variations. All materials are included. Students are welcome to bring additional potential dye material for experimentation.
  • Instructor: Sandy Shelenberger Saturday, September 26st, 10 -4pm Discover the ancient practice of Shibori using natural and synthetic indigo. Shibori is a Japanese technique to bind, tie and stitch fabric to create different resisted marks and patterns. Learn the basics of indigo dying and combine multiple techniques to create unique cloth. Then, enhance your indigo designs by incorporating multi layers of color removal using discharge immersion vats.
  • Get professional intense colors with our tie dye kit! Premixed dye just add water! Dyes about 8 Shirts. Supplies included: Navy, Red, and Gold dye in applicator bottles Soda Ash (presoak - fixer) Rubberbands and Twine (for creating beautiful designs with resists) T-shirts not included
  • Get professional intense colors with our tie dye kit! Premixed dye just add water! Dyes about 8 Shirts. Supplies included: Fuchsia, Turquoise, and Yellow dye in applicator bottles Soda Ash (presoak - fixer) Rubberbands and Twine (for creating beautiful designs with resists) T-shirts not included.
  • A fun activity to do in your kitchen or outside on a nice day! Natural Dye with marigold, all supplies included: 22" x 22" 100% cotton bandana Marigolds grown in our natural dye garden Alum (the mordant or fixer) Rubberbands and Twine (for creating beautiful designs with resists) Gloves          
  • 24” x 86” Wool/Silk scarf Eco printed then dyed with marigolds and indigo grown in our very own natural dye garden. Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat
  • 24” x 86” Silk/Rayon scarf Hand dyed with and indigo grown in our very own natural dye garden. Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat
  • 12” x 82” Wool/Silk scarf Hand dyed with marigolds grown in our very own natural dye garden. Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat
  • 12” x 82” Wool/Silk scarf Hand dyed by Praxis Staff Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat
  • 11” x 80” Wool/Silk scarf Hand dyed by Praxis Staff Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat
  • 10” x 78” 100% wool scarf Hand dyed by Praxis Staff Care Instructions: Hand wash with mild soap, air dry flat