Caroline Bell

A non-refundable deposit which is 50% of the class fee will confirm your place

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Natural Dyeing 
Sat&Sun 20&21 Feb 2021   10.00-16.00 £125

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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

 Printing with Natural Dyes    ***NEW CLASS***
 Sat&Sun   27&28 March 2021  10.00-16.00  £125

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Eco Stitching!
Wed   11 Nov 2020 10.00-16.00    £65
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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.

Spring Eco-Printing 
Sat&Sun 17&18 April 2021  10.00-16.00   £125

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

Indigo Queen of Natural Dyes   
Sat&Sun  22&23 May  2021     10.00 – 16.00   £125

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       
Sat&Sun 19&20 June 2021    10.00-16.00    £125 +£5 materials fee

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-printing Masterclass   part 2    
Sat&Sun   10&11 July  2021     10.00-16.00  £125 +£5 materials fee

This is a two day masterclass part 2 for those students who have completed the eco printing masterclass with Caroline, students will further develop their eco-knowledge and explore different mordants to create some fabulous fabrics

Autumn Eco Printing
Sat&Sun 10&11  October 2020   10.00-16.00   £125

A two day class using those leaves in the Autumn which produce wonderful colours using Caroline’s Eco Printing techniques