Coming in 2019. The focus of this workshop will be on working with colour and incorporating handpainted and hand-dyed yarns into our handwoven projects. Specifically, we’ll look at working with semi-solid hand-dyed yarns, handpainted yarns, and splashy or speckled variegated yarns. We’ll also look at variations of sett, warp-faced, and weft-faced fabrics. And finally, we’ll […]Continue reading "Handwoven Colour (coming in 2019)"
Coming in 2019. Learn the basics of dyeing cellulose yarns and fabrics like cotton, linen, and hemp with fibre reactive dyes. Coming from a strong background in working with acid dyes, I’ll be looking at how fibre reactive dyes are different from acid dyes and how the processes differ.Continue reading "Fundamentals of Fibre Reactive Dyes (coming in 2019)"
Coming in 2019. Since slow cloth takes more than a month to do, let’s do a 10-month-long challenge to make something epic from start to finish. Dream of something more epic than you think you can handle… and let’s celebrate what you’ve made in October, during Slow Fashion October. “Epic” means what “epic” means to […]Continue reading "Epic Cloth Challenge (coming in 2019)"
Coming in 2019. Colourwork knitting encompasses many different styles and techniques of incorporating multiple colours into a single knitted piece. In this workshop, we’ll be looking at the techniques for traditional stranded colourwork and how to make it modern through motif, texture, and colour. We’ll be looking at working with hand-dyed colours in a colourwork […]Continue reading "Modern Colour in Knitting (coming in 2019)"