Botanical plant dyes
Free

Botanical plant dyes

Date & time
Tue 17 Mar 2020
12:30pm to 3:00pm
Add to Calendar 2020-03-17 12:30 2020-03-17 15:00 Australia/Brisbane Botanical plant dyes Explore the ancient process of dyeing fabric using plants. Learn how to extract sustainable, skin friendly pigments from native plants (such as eucalypts) and everyday items found in your fridge and pantry. Use a pole wrap technique with whole eucalypt leaves to print botanical patterns on merino and silk fabrics. All materials provided. Presented by Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha. Meet at the Library. Ideal for adults. Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha
Age

Young adults, Adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

Explore the ancient process of dyeing fabric using plants. Learn how to extract sustainable, skin friendly pigments from native plants (such as eucalypts) and everyday items found in your fridge and pantry. Use a pole wrap technique with whole eucalypt leaves to print botanical patterns on merino and silk fabrics. All materials provided. Presented by Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha. Meet at the Library. Ideal for adults.

Bookings

Bookings required. Phone Mt Coot-tha Library on 07 3403 2550 to reserve your place.

Venue

Mt Coot-tha Library, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Mt Coot-tha

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