• Instructor: Sandy Shelenberger Saturday, March 21, 10am-4:00pm Create your own unique fabric by using thickened dyes to make designs that are one of a kind! Learn how to do simple printmaking techniques that will enhance the complexity your fabric designs. Bring your sense of fun and experimentation! This workshop will be held outside and you will be provided with an individual table and supplies.  
  • We offer open studio time Wednesdays and Sundays from noon to 4:00pm. $30 drop in.

    Open studios is a great way to try out the workshop at Praxis! Do you have a project you’re working on but need space or equipment? Come use ours! Maybe you’ve taken a class but need a little extra time to work.  A drop in fee of $30 includes access to our dye lab, print tables and equipment.  All dyes and chemicals are included, just bring your materials. or buy some of ours! Drop in hours are for artists who have taken a related class in the past or have experience with the equipment. If you are interest in learning how to use our facilities please consider taking a workshop or individual instruction in order to utilize open studio. Email contact@praxisfiberworkshop.org if you have questions!
  • Instructor: Jasmine Kornel Saturday July 11, 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. Many of the dyes will be from the Praxis natural dye garden. Students will get the opportunity to use  multiple immersion baths for layered and complex results. 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.  
  • Handwoven in India, 100% wool and perfect for dyeing. 24” x 86” with fringe. These soft and lightweight fibers come from New Zealand and are processed in a spinning mill in West Bengal, India. 6 ends per centimeter.  
  • Handwoven in India, 100% silk and perfect for dyeing. 16” x 78”. This super soft silk comes from China and is woven in Bihar, India. 33 ends per centimeter.  
  • 11” x 80” Wool/Silk scarf Hand dyed by Praxis Staff 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  
  • 10” x 78” 100% wool 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  
  • 10” x 78” 100% wool 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