Use a mixture of fresh and dried flowers, and other ephemera to naturally dye silk in this eco–conscious workshop with designer Georgia Bosson.
Learn how to dye silk with bundle dying using natural flora. You will learn how to work with different mordants and dye stuffs to create unique and exciting textile pieces.
Create a unique length of delicate silk that can be used to make a scarf, pillowcase, lavender bags or even beautiful Japanese style Furoshiki gift wrapping.
You will leave with the knowledge and skills required to make your own bundle–dyed items, using simple equipment which…
Please feel free to bring anything from your garden or home that you would like to experiment with, there will be all the materials you need for the class but it is always fun to work with items from your home.
Designer Georgia Bosson studied Embroidery at Manchester University. In 2013 she set up the Georgia Bosson studio in Bermondsey where she started to experiment with screen printing and quickly developed her own signature style characterised by geometric designs and bright colours.
All of Georgia's designs start their life as paper cut stencils which when transferred to cloth come to life, she decided to share the excitement that the screen printing process can bring and in 2016 set up a series of workshops teaching others how to translate their ideas onto fabric and mix the perfect colour!
In the past…