Natural Dye

explorer: 1 class, 3 hours • ₹1200 +GST (₹850 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM, 2 PM

Pro: 1 class, 5 hours • ₹1800 +GST (₹1300 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM

LEARNER: 8 CLASSES, 3 HOURS per CLASS • ₹5400 +GST (₹3800 +GST member or group rate) • 10 AM, 2 PM

ONLINE (BETA): HOURLY RATE, ₹500 +GST • EVERYDAY, 10 AM - 5 PM

Learn to extract color from a selection of dried natural sources including Mehendi (Leaf, Seed), Harda (Flower), Pomegranate, Onion, Tea, Majith (Stem) and more. Understand use of mordants to make different shades of color and treatment of fabric. We’ll cover the 7 stages of natural dyeing, including treatment with myrobalan, using mordants for different shades, dyeing, washing. Create your own unique stole from a selection of colors. Learn the process of twisting to create a resist (Bandhani) pattern (Pro, Learner class).

Botanical Dye

Pro: 1 class, 5 hours • ₹1800 +GST (₹1300 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM

Explore color options and variegated designs while extracting color from fresh garden flowers and leaves. In addition, the class will cover the 7 stages of natural dyeing, including treatment with myrobalan, using mordants for different shades, dyeing, washing. Create your own unique stole from a selection of colors.

Chemistry of Natural Dye (TaaC)

PRO PLUS: 3 CLASSES, 3 HOURS per CLASS • ₹2900 +GST (₹2000 +GST MEMBER OR GROUP RATE) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM

What makes a color a good dye? How does a dye bond to the fiber? How do we perceive colors? What are the chemical structures of some of the important dyes (Indigold, Anthraquinone, Flavones, Carotenoids)? What is fermentation? Understand the chemistry while you learn the 7 stages of natural dyeing, including treatment with myrobalan, using mordants for different shades, dyeing, washing.

Screen Print (Pigment)

explorer: 1 class, 2-3 hours • ₹1200 +GST (₹850 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM

Create your own printed stole that makes it uniquely yours. The class will cover setting the table for repeat, laying the fabric for print, layering a multiple screen design.

Screen Print (Natural)

PRO PLUS: 3 CLASSES, 3 HOURS per CLASS • ₹2900 +GST (₹2000 +GST MEMBER OR GROUP RATE) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM

Gain knowledge of screen printing with mordants and dyeing with natural colors. Create your own unique stole from a selection of designs and colors.

 
 

Skills: Bandhani, Shibori, Tie & Dye, Color Extraction

Dyes, Mordants: Harshingar (Flower), Kusum (Flower), Kesula (Flower), Mehendi (Leaf, Seed), Harda (Flower), Pomegranate (Fruit), Onion, Tea, Majith (Stem), Sappan Wood, Babul (Bark), Catechu (Resin), Ratanjot (Wood), Indigo, Alum, Ferrous Sulphate …