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Gift Making Workshop! Scarf Dyeing in The Leroy Room

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Murray's Cheese Shop

254 Bleecker Street

New York, NY 10014

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Learn the beautiful art of bundle dyeing! In this hour and a half workshop led by Molly George, you gain the understanding of how to extract color from natural flowers and plants to dye your very own silk scarves!

This workshop will cover:

Introduction to natural dyes and mordants

Overview of natural dyestuffs including various dried and fresh flowers, onion skins, turmeric, cochineal, black tea, pomegranate skins and more!

How to bundle dye on silk, including how to prepare the fabric, place the dyestuffs, bundle the fabric to create beautiful patterns, and steam the fabric.

How to use change natural dye colors using different chemical reactions.

Molly George is a Brooklyn based textile artist and educator. Molly graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2008 and promptly move to NYC to pursue her passion for the fine arts. She has been studying textile arts with a focus in natural dyes for the past five years and teaches textile based workshops throughout the NYC area. In Spring 2017, Molly was awarded a natural pigments residency through Arquetopia in Oaxaca, MX, where she studied one on one with a master natural dyer. In 2018, Molly wrote an article on natural dyes that was published in the April/May issue of BUST Magazine. Also in 2018, she was a visiting artist at Hillfolk Textile Studio + Shop in Bentonville, AK. She led workshops completed an installation piece for the opening of the studio. In March 2019, she was awarded a scholarship through Arquetopia for a natural pigments residency in Cusco, Peru. She currently teaches at the Textile Art Center (TAC), Brooklyn Craft Company and is a teaching artist for Young Audiences New York (YANY).

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