Intro to Botanical Alchemy

Intro to Botanical Alchemy

Contact

Phone 902 323 0714

Website mamiesschoolhouse.com

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Baddeck

Taught by local ecological fibre artist Mel Sweetnam, a juried member of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, this one day workshop explores the wonderful world of plant dyes. Do you want to try plant dyes but don’t know where to start? Have you already done some natural dyeing, but would like to expand your understanding and range of techniques?

In recent years, there has been a significant resurgence in interest in natural fibres and natural dyes, as people grow more concerned about the effects of their own, and the planet’s, exposure to toxic chemicals. Also, many people are…

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