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Blue tie-dyed handkerchiefs laid out to dry

October 28, 2018 |

Make + Take: Natural Dyes T-Shirt Workshop (2018)

In this workshop you’ll have the opportunity to learn about a variety of seasonal natural dye plants and techniques.  You’ll learn about the process of extracting the dye from the plant, the difference between a dye and a stain, as well as the difference in dyeing plant fibers and animal fibers. The class will also touch on techniques to resist dye opening the door to pattern making and design Natural dyeing is a great way to customize your fiber projects…

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Make + Take: Herbal Salves (2018)

Learn to make infused oils and salves for everything from bruises, scrapes and bug bites to arthritis, stiffness and inflammation. We’ll talk about which local plants work well in oils and salves, and troubleshoot some common salve-making mistakes. You will go home with a 2 oz. jar of all-purpose healing salve that we’ll have made together during class. General Pricing: $20 Member Pricing: $15

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Porcelain Soap Dishes

November 25, 2018 | ,

Make + Take Workshop: Porcelain Soap Dish (2018)

Come take a nature walk at Bartram’s Garden, learn about the native plants of the Garden, and make some awesome soap dishes with Stefani Threet! We will collect plant material and press them into the surface of the clay.  Workshop includes materials, basic hand-building techniques, glazes, and firings. Participants will be able to pick up their work at Bartram’s Garden two weeks after the workshop. Bio: http://www.threetceramics.com/about/ $35 nonmembers/$30 Members/$5 SW Neighbors* —– *Limited first-come-first-served discounted tickets are available to…

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Make + Take: Herbal Toolkit for Seasonal Depression & Anxiety (2019)

We’ll take a look at plants that can alleviate acute and chronic anxiety and depression and discuss the most effective method of using them. Herbs that address underlying imbalances that lead to mental health challenges will also be covered. No prior knowledge of plants or herbal medicine required! YOU WILL GO HOME WITH: an on-the-go sampler kit that will help you to figure out what plants are most effective for you when stressful situations come up. $15 members; $20 non-members.

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