Natural Colors: “Plants that Dye” Ramble
Dyeing fibers is a practice that goes back thousands of years. Some colors produced from rare plants were so vibrant that they were reserved for royalty, while others were used for artistic expression. Foraging for “plants that dye” in all seasons can produce a vibrant spectrum of colors for botanical and animal fibers. Join Beatrice Brown in an exploration of many natural sources that can be used in textile dyeing for personal and home use.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center & Conservatory-Front Fountain
2450 S Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605