• Instructor: Jen Omaitz Saturday, November 7th 10am-4:00pm Learn the magical art of marbling on fabric with this one day intensive workshop. We will explore pattern and design through marbling. We will also explore color and marbling techniques through both traditional (Ebru) and non traditional approaches. Marbling consist of suspending inks on on thickened water (carrageenan). Inks are put though a series of swirls, rakes and other techniques to transform into given design. The outcome then becomes printed, similar to monoprinting, on paper and silk.
  •   Instructor: Sandy Shelenberger Saturday, Oct. 24, 10am - 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. This workshop focuses on stitch resist and indigo. Beginners are welcome.  
  • Instructor: Deb Berkebile Saturday, March 16, 10 – 4pm Eco-printing is a technique where plants material leaves its shape, color, and marks on fabric. Plant material such as leaves flowers and bark is bundled inside of cloth and creates a contact print making each piece one-of-a-kind. You will also use plants from Praxis’ very own natural dye garden. All materials are included. Feel free to bring dye stuff from your own garden to experiment with on various types of fiber.
  • 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.
  • 100% cotton, T-Shirts perfect for dying. Rubber bands and twine included for tie-dye or shibori resists.
  • 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