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Eco-Dye workshop with Linda Chee aka Geckostrands

November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Linda Chee is a specialist Eucalyptus eco-dyer who works with protein-based fibres such as wool, silk, cashmere and alpaca. In this workshop, running over 2 days, you will do hands-on dyeing at Linda’s studio in Franklin and then unwrap your creations the next day in at Wild Island Gallery.

FRIDAY 10-4pm: At Franklin, you will learn the fundamentals of dyeing with Eucalyptus leaves and experiment with colour and effects using wool roving. Linda will show you how to identify the colours that particular leaves create in defined conditions and advise on the effects of mordants, pot and fibre on the end result.

You will then create your own project- either with a scarf blank available for purchase from the studio, or with fabric or an item of wool or silk clothing you have brought from home. Linda will assist with design and placement of the botanicals, and discussion and questions will be addressed.

SATURDAY 10-11am: As your item is best left in the dye overnight, the next day you will unwrap and unveil your items over a cup of tea at Wild Island. Ooh and aah over your beautiful creations.


November 24, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Wild Island
+61 (3) 6224 0220


Wild Island
8/33 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
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+61 (3) 6224 0220


12 available
Eco-dyeing with Linda Chee$120.002 day workshop with Linda Chee

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