Clay Works

485 Main Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Print Works

8 North Cherry Street, 2nd Floor

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Story Works/ Textile Works

Glebe House

635 Main St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact us: (845) 442-3044

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Natural Dyes 101

with Kate Mitchell

May 23-May 24

Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 am- 1 pm

2 Meetings

Textile Works


Explore the colors you can wrest from plants and insects for dyeing wool, silk and cotton. Learn some basic resist techniques while capturing pinks, reds, yellows and browns using cochineal, weld, marigold, lac, and others. Pre and post mordants help create a broader range of hues. Create a sample packet and two scarves.              

Non-member price:$140, Member price: $126

Natural Dyes 101 (Sat/Sun 5/23-5/24)