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Natural Dye Georgeson Botanical Garden Harvest and DYE Workshop

SEPTEMBER  2, SATURDAY   10am
          DYE GARDEN HARVEST & DYE DAY
LOCATION       Georgeson Botanical Gardens
TIME:               10am to noon at the Garden
DYE WOK2SHOP:          Noon to 5pm
LOCATION:  A Weavers Yarn, 1810 Alaska Way off of College Road.  For directions, call 374-1995
MORE INFORMATION: Call Gail Mayo, 479-2954 or Kate Hedstrom, 590-1420c
What to bring: gardening gloves and small tools if you wish large buckets or bags to hold the harvest, a snack or lunch, skeins of yarn or other fibers ready to dye.

WHAT TO BRING: Mordant fibers, ready to go into the dye pots. The only dye not needing a mordant is indigo,
Yarn: best luck with protein fibers such as wool, silk, alpaca, mohair, etc. Bast fibers such as cotton and rayon can also be dyed, but require a different mordant process.
PLEASE try to pre-mordant your wool yarns at home
. See Mordant instruction on the guild website:                                  www.fairbanksweavers.org
DYE WORKSHOP Location:
A Weaver’s Yarn, 1810 Alaska Way
Call 374-1994 for directions.

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 16th
STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
12pm to 5pm
with demonstrations in
Spinning, Weaving, warping,
‘B, B & B’ Baskets to bid on

Stash Reduction Sale items from members,
Books, magazine & Fiber Sales          

AT THE WEAVING STUDIO, ROOM 219
LATHROP BLDG. 516 2nd Avenue.

Activities to experience:  Tablet weaving, Triangle Loom or a Bicycle loom, Bobbin Lace, double weave on rigid heddle loom, the electronic Toika loom or try a small bead loom,
Bring a project to work on or to demonstrate.
Please invite your friends neighbors to come see what the Fairbanks Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild has to offer


 

September 02 2017

Details

Date: September 2
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recurring:

One event on September 16, 2017 at 12:00pm


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Cost: Free
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Fairbanks Weavers
Phone: 907-452-7737
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