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Plant Dyeing Workshops to be held at Highland Hall Waldorf School November 10, February 9 and April 13
Plant Dyeing Workshops to be held at Highland Hall Waldorf School November 10, February 9 and April 13
Plant Dyeing Workshops to be held at Highland Hall Waldorf School November 10, February 9 and April 13
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Plant Dyeing Workshops to be held at Highland Hall Waldorf School November 10, February 9 and April 13

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  • 1. Plant Dyeing Workshops to be held at Highland HallWaldorf School November 10, February 9 and April 13Northridge, CA Selfconfidence (PRWEB) October 30, 2012 Highland Hall Waldorf School is offering a three-part series of plant dye workshops with handcraft teacher and artist, Mona Lewis. These will take place Saturdays, from 1 to 4 pm: Nov. 10,Feb. 9, Apr. 13. Those interested in learning about natural plant dyes and the Waldorf handworkSelfconfidence curriculum will experience dyeing with herbs and flowers, exotic woods and evenbugs. All participants will take home a dyed skein of yarn and silks from each workshop.Space is limited. Selfconfidence The series price is $ 190 including materials, or $ 70 persession. Tickets may be obtained by going to http//plantdyeworkshopseries1.eventbrite.comWorkshop description:November 10: Selfconfidence Exploring the Mysteries of the Colors All Around Us“Each plant has a special quality all its own and a gift to give us. You may be surprisedSelfconfidence to find out what that might be.”Using fresh herbs and flowers from the hillsides and the kitchen, participants will dye two silkscarves and a skein of wool yarn, and also Selfconfidence receive a tutorial for the mordentprocess along with the sources for the ingredients.February 9: The Rock Stars of the Plant Dye World“Before the sea routes to America were discovered, Selfconfidence Red and Purple dyes wereextremely hard to come by. Murex shellfish were used to create purple dye. It took 1,200 shellfish to make 1.5 Selfconfidence ounces of pure dye. Imagine how rare and expensive it was!When Brazilwood and Logwood were discovered in South America everything changed.” 1/3
  • 2. Students will dye two silk scarves and a skein of wool yarn, and learn how the additionSelfconfidence of some simple ingredients can add more color possibilities to the dye pot.This session will finish with a small braiding project to make a trim suitable Selfconfidence forany Renaissance garment.April 13: Bugs are the Best!“Another natural dye that changed history actually comes from insects! The cochineal is a scaleinsect which lives Selfconfidence on the Prickly Pear cactus. Since 1,000 BCE, cochineal wasused in South and Central America. When it became available in Europe in the 1600s, it wasworth Selfconfidence its weight in gold.”Participants will dye two silk scarves and a skein of wool yarn, and discover the vibrant reds andsweet pinks this special dye can yield. SelfconfidenceHighland Hall Waldorf School is located in Northridge, California. Founded in 1955, it is theoldest Waldorf school in the western United States and offers an independent Selfconfidencealternative to public and other private schools, providing the Waldorf Curriculum from EarlyChildhood through High School graduation. Its mission is to guide students in the uniqueSelfconfidence Waldorf curriculum, striving to endow each student with discernment in thoughtand action, a joy of learning, and a sense of wonder and reverence for life.Highland Hall’s Selfconfidence students graduate with a solid academic foundation, the abilityto think creatively, a sympathetic interest in the world, self-confidence, and an abiding moralpurpose. They move Selfconfidence on to renowned colleges and universities of their choosingand continue onto accomplished careers in their chosen professions.Further information may be obtained at http://www.highlandhall.org. 2/3
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