with Jane Dunnewold
Online Class

The Art of Cloth Dyeing

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Overview

Join fiber artist Jane Dunnewold for a detailed and joyous exploration of color. You'll learn how to use fiber-reactive dyes and chemicals safely and effectively. You'll explore beginning and advanced resist methods, discover the secret to fast and easy washout, and salvage mistakes. Jane explains how dye bonds to different fabrics and how to create multicolored effects and patterns without muddying your colors. Achieve seductively rich colors that don't fade or run, whether you're creating the perfect fabric for a project or revamping thrift-store finds.

Details

  • beginner
  • 12 episodes
  • 4h2m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
12m

1. Introduction

Meet Jane Dunnewold and find out why cloth dyeing is both thrifty and rewarding.

2. Working With Dyes
26m

2. Working With Dyes

Jane teaches the principles of color mixing and chemistry of fiber-reactive dyes. You'll learn how to mix and test your dyes and which components are non-negotiable.

3. All About Fabric
20m

3. All About Fabric

Make the most out of your fabrics by learning how different natural fibers react to dyes and absorb color.

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

2. Working With Dyes

2. Working With Dyes

3. All About Fabric

3. All About Fabric

4. Supplies

4. Supplies

5. Basic Fabric Manipulations

5. Basic Fabric Manipulations

6. Mixing Dyes

6. Mixing Dyes

7. Color Contact

7. Color Contact

8. The Washout

8. The Washout

9. Advanced Fabric Manipulations

9. Advanced Fabric Manipulations

10. Themes & Variations

10. Themes & Variations

11. Overdyeing

11. Overdyeing

12. Using Your Dyeing Skills

12. Using Your Dyeing Skills