5.27.23 Eco Printing with Rachel Bingham Kessler

5.27.23 Eco Printing with Rachel Bingham Kessler

Regular price $190.00 Sale

Saturday, May 27th - 10:00am-4:00pm

Eco printing is such a beautiful way to capture memories, preserve flowers and plants in a particular season, turn plain cloth into something new, fresh, and stunning. You'll go home with clear knowledge on how to practice eco printing at home. Taught with an ecological context and respect for the landscape.

Materials to bring:
  • a fat quarter of 100% white silk fabric*
  • a fat quarter of 100% white wool fabric
  • a fat quarter of 100% white linen fabric
  • a fat waiter of 100% white cotton fabric
  • black sharpie for labeling
  • durable rubber gloves (Mr. Clean are Rachel's go-to)
  • an apron or wear clothes you don't mind accidentally dyeing
  • lunch - we'll take a 30-45 minute break for lunch

Rachel Bingham Kessler is a plant dye educator, writer, sewist, and painter with a degree in Art Education. She runs 44Clovers, a small batch yarn company specializing in Maine primitive wool breeds and plant dyes. She’s taught fiber and plant dye workshops at venues such as Squam Art Workshops and The Maine Fiber Frolic. Her work has been published in Taproot Magazine and Northern Journeys Magazine. She will be teaching Natural Dyeing in Ireland this October in collaboration with Knittingtours.com.  She lives on Peaks Island off the coast of Portland, Maine with her husband and two kids. You can follow her at 44clovers.com and @44Clovers on Instagram.

Class Cancelation Policy:

If you cancel more than 30 days before the beginning of your class, we will offer you store credit in the amount of your class.  Cancelation with 30 days or less notice will result in the forfeiture of your entire course fee.  However, if we are able to fill your spot, we will offer store credit in the amount of the class.

If we cancel a class, you can choose to receive a full refund or store credit.