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Dye Secrets Spring 2018 STARTS at 10:30 am

July 22 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

On your Mark, Get Set, Ready…


Introduction and Safety

  •  How safe are the dyes, what to worry (and not worry) about
  •  Safety equipment and how to keep your kitchen safe
  •  What you need and why: materials and essential dyeing equipment
  •  Preparing your fibers for dyeing: YOU CAN MAKE YOUR DYESWORK BETTER and I will show you how!
  •  Washing raw wool and mohair
  •  Getting the most disgusting grease out that you thought never possible
  •  Yarn, silk, sliver or anything processed (and the oil that must be re-moved)
  •  Why yarns and processed fibers have oil
  •  The truth about Alpaca and what to expect .
  •  The Smell of Ram/Buck and how to remove it using household items
  •  Getting mildew out (yes, wool absolutely can mildew)
  •  Moths, carpet beetles and the lot
  •  Lice, Scurf and matting
  •  TRADE SECRET REVEALED on how to make grease mohair use-able… GET THE MOST TACKY GREASE OUT!


July 22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM