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UBC Botanical Garden - Ecoprinting on Silk Scarves Workshop

Sunday June 17, 2018  |  09:30AM - 01:30PM British Columbia, Vancouver, UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC Canada, V6T 1Z4
UBC Botanical Garden - Ecoprinting on Silk Scarves Workshop

Date: Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: UBC Botanical Garden, Taylor Plaza
Instructor: Darcy Smith

Learn about natural fibre dyes and make your own scarf to take home. Participants will review plant safe for use as colourants and overview of natural dye techniques. While walking through the beautiful garden areas we will search for plants growing that can be used as natural dyes. After our walk, we will do some demonstrations and cook our plant materials. We will share some tea while we wait for our projects to complete. Everyone will leave with our own silk scarf to take home.

Instructor: Darcy Smith is a local fibre artist specializing in natural dyes made from local plants.

Tickets & Full description: http://botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/news-events/events-activities/ecoprinting-on-silk-scarves-workshop/

Garden Days at UBC Botanical Garden: http://botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/news-events/events-activities/

 

 

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