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Sandy Spring Museum

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17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
3017740022 http://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/

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July 2019

Natural Dye Workshop – Plant Dyes Sourced from the Kitchen

Sunday, July 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
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$100

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $90, Non-Member: $100 Materials Fee: $30 paid direct to artist Beginners and experienced artists will discover sustainable (and safe) sources of color for creating a natural palette with supplies sourced from common kitchen items. The workshop will begin with an overview of how to prepare textiles. Mordants and the requirements for dyeing silk, linen, cotton and wool will be discussed and demonstrated. Both hot and cold dye baths will…

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Two-Day Natural Dye Workshop – Natural Dyes from the Garden

Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
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$100

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $90, Non-Member: $100 Materials Fee: $30 paid direct to artist Experienced textile artists and newbies are invited to explore readily available sources of color from our environment. Surprising hues can be obtained by processing roots, leaves, bark and flowers. Beginners and advanced artists are will find safe sources of color for creating a natural palette. We will begin with an overview of how to prepare textiles for the dye…

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September 2019

Two-Day Natural Dye Workshop: Bundle Dying and Indigo

Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
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$225

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $190, Non-Member: $225 Materials Fee: $50 paid direct to artist On Day One, beginners and experienced artists will find safe sources of color and pattern from materials locally sourced in woods, fields and gardens. We will begin with an overview of how to prepare textiles for the dye process. Mordants including soy and the requirements for dyeing silk and wool will be discussed and demonstrated. Participants will make dye…

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Two-Day Natural Dye Workshop: Bundle Dying and Indigo

Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
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$225

Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $190, Non-Member: $225 Materials Fee: $50 paid direct to artist On Day One, beginners and experienced artists will find safe sources of color and pattern from materials locally sourced in woods, fields and gardens. We will begin with an overview of how to prepare textiles for the dye process. Mordants including soy and the requirements for dyeing silk and wool will be discussed and demonstrated. Participants will make dye…

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