Caroline Bell

Eco Printing with Caroline

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Natural Dyeing  CB010  Caroline Bell  £100   ***NEW CLASS***

Two Tuesdays 13 & 20 February 2018   10.00-16.00

This is a two day class. Students will learn the basics of natural dyeing using natural dye extracts, preparation of fabrics, the correct use of mordants and methods of modifying those colours to achieve a whole rainbow of samples thus debunking the myth that natural dyes produce only muddy or insipid results which do not last. Students will be encouraged to start a dye book to record their results which in turn will provide them with a reference which can be used and added to after the workshop has ended

Indigo Queen of Natural Dyes    CB008   Caroline Bell    £90

Two Tuesdays 22 and 29 May 2018      10.00 – 16.00

& Indigo Weekend     CB008 Caroline Bell      £90

 Sat/Sun   26/27 May 2018    10.00-16.00

This is a two day class. Students will learn how to mix, make and maintain an organic indigo dye vat including trouble shooting. There will be an opportunity to experiment with different recipes understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each. We will then experiment with the vats generating a series of samples using simple resist techniques. We will then extend the process with the addition of one or more natural dyes and also use previously rust dyed and eco printed fabrics as time permits.

Eco-printing Masterclass       CB005       Caroline Bell      £90

Sat & Sun 23/24  June 2018        10.00-16.00

This is a two day masterclass for those students who have completed the basic eco printing class with Caroline, students will develop their eco-knowledge and explore different mordants to create some fabulous fabrics

Eco Stitching!                        CB006          Caroline Bell   £45

Tuesday 16 January 2018  10.00-16.00

Stitch Your Samples Into Something Beautiful

Have you been on the eco printing course and generated a pile of samples and are now wondering what to do with them? Rather than leave them lying forgotten in a drawer why don’t you join me for a day of stitching where we can turn them into something decorative or functional.

Autumn Eco-Printing   CB004    Caroline Bell   £90

Two Tuesdays    10/17 October 2017    10.00-16.00

Two days producing beautiful samples with this inspirational tutor, using the new leaves of Spring. students will learn which leaves produce the best results in Springtime and using Caroline’s wrapping and vat techniques, produce a wide variety of results

Spring Eco-Printing     CB004       Caroline Bell     £90

Two Tuesdays   17 & 24 April 2018 10.00-16.00

Two days producing beautiful samples with this inspirational tutor, using the new leaves of Spring. students will learn which leaves produce the best results in Springtime and using Caroline’s wrapping and vat techniques, produce a wide variety of results

Eco-Printing Weekend  CB004     Caroline Bell     £90

Saturday 8 July and Sunday 9 July 2017   10.00-16.00

By Request , especially for those who work full time, Caroline is coming to teach her two day Eco-Printing class over a two day weekend using the leaves of early Summer. Students will create a range of samples using a variety of Caroline’s techniques…  please click on the course code for requirements list

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