11am to 1pm
Get lost in a seductive sea of natural dye. In this workshop you will learn how to create unique fabric and yarn using the natural dyeing processes. You will make a dye bath as well as Shibori resist techniques to create unique patterns with this or any other dyes. Your new skills can be used to make your own fabric, yarn or over dye an existing garment.
Please feel free to bring any fabric or yarn you’d like to use. No experience necessary and all materials are included.
This event will take place in a space that is accessible via wheelchair. ADA accessible bathrooms will be available nearby, as well. We’re happy to make accommodations for guests with mobility limitations. Large portions of our 50+ acre botanical garden can be explored via wheelchair, though some of our paths should be used at your own discretion. If you have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out ahead of the event.
Photographer + fiber artist, Emily Carris has a BA in Education and Photography from Eugene Lang College in New York. She holds a Master’s degree in photography from UCA in Kent, England. She has exhibited internationally and has worked as photography teacher and museum educator at the International Center of Photography in New York. Emily is the director of The Art Dept and lives in Philadelphia.
$30 General Admission / $25 BG Members / $2 Southwest Philly Residents or ACCESS Card Holders (click here to determine eligibility)