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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Dye Course by Lois Morris

Dye & Basic Color Course by  Lois Morris

This is a 3 day course of 3 hours per day in which the student will learn the basic color wheel and how it works and  how to  Dip dye, Spot dye, Onion Skin, Over dyeing, Paintbrush dyeing, and Swatch dyeing.

Place: Centennial Hall, Beaconsfield

Dates: Mondays: May 2nd,   May 9th,  and May 16th, 2016

Time: 10.00am  -  1pm

Price: $160.00 MEMBERS; $195 NON-MEMBERS

Registration:  by Monday: April 11, 2016

For Registration & Information contact Lois Morris (1- 450-834-6912) or lomohook@bell.net

Students will participate in class.  You will each take home samples of what we do, and detailed
Notes of what we do.

  • Day 1:  We will cover 3 ways to use onion skins, dip dye, spot dye, paintbrush dye, color removal
  • Day 2:  We will dye an 8 value swatch on natural wool, (3” x 6”) pieces.
  • Day 3:   We will dye an 8 value transitional swatch.

Equipment you will need at home for dyeing:

  • A set of  spice spoons ( available at Ares Kit. Stores) These cost approx.  $10.00 ( Traditional hooking dye spoons are approx.  3/$60)
  • A set of every day stainless measuring spoons
  • A  2 Cup measuring cup
  • 1 -1 quart mason jars (or other large jars with tops)
  • A large enamel or Teflon pot.  (Walmart in the US sells an electric Teflon pot called Presto Kitchen Kettle for approx. $30.00.)  Like the ones used in class.