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Immersion Dyeing with Fiber Reactive Dyes

In this class, students will learn how to dye both fabric and yarn with fiber reactive dyes using a dye bath.

We will learn how to create a dye bath, how to create stock solutions, how to mix colors, how to recreate the same color, and how to create depths of dye using the same color.

This is a technical class where we will learn mathematical equations to create dye baths. In the end we will create a small color reference guide of some colors.

Student supply list:

  • Dust Mask

  • Gloves

  • Apron

  • Scissors

  • Sharpie marker

  • Card Stock Paper

  • Binder

Class Level: Concentration

The instructor for this class will be Melanie Audet.

Instructor Bio: Melanie Audet is originally from the Detroit area of Michigan.  She received a BA from Albion College and a  BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft. She is the owner and proprietor of Melanie Audet Limited Editions.  Her love for textiles is more of a compulsion and she loves to share this passion with others.

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  • 513 Manitou Avenue
  • Manitou Springs, CO
  • Location: Manitou Art Center
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Admission: Member Price: $150 Non-Member Price: $170 Materials fee: $35 includes dyes, chemicals, fabric, and yarn.
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