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Immersion dyeing with Fiber Reactive Dyes

  • April 08, 2019
  • April 29, 2019
  • 4 sessions
  • April 08, 2019, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • April 15, 2019, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • April 22, 2019, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • April 29, 2019, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • TWIl at Manitou Art Center 513 Manitou Ave Manitou Springs CO
  • 4


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In this class, students will learn how to dye both fabric and yarn with fiber reactive dyes using a dye bath.  We will learn how to create a dye bath, how to create stock solutions, how to mix colors, how to recreate the same color, and how to create different depths of dye with the same color.  This is a technical class where we will learn mathematical equations to create dye baths.  In the end we will create  a small color reference guide of some colors.

Materials fee: $35 includes dyes, chemicals fabric and yarn.

Student supply list:

Dust Mask




Sharpie marker

Card Stock Paper


Class Level: Concentration

Member Price: $150

Non-Member Price: $170

Instructor: Melanie Audet

Instructor Bio: Melanie Audet is originally from the Detroit area of Michigan.  She received a BA from Albion College and a  BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft. She is the owner and proprietor of Melanie Audet Limited Editions.  Her love for textiles is more of a compulsion and she loves to share this passion with others.

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