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Holiday Gift Making: Natural Scarves

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Presented by Textiles West at TWIL at the Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs CO

Dec 13 2019
Holiday Gift Making: Natural Scarves presented by Textiles West at TWIL at the Manitou Art Center, Manitou Springs CO

Join us at Textiles West for a class all about making natural scarves!

The instructor for this class is Melanie Audet.

In this class, students will learn some quick and easy shibori techniques to create patterns on silk scarves.  No muss, no fuss all you have to do is show up with a can do attitude and have fun.

This class is great to get your feet wet in the world of dyeing with natural dyes because all of the preliminary work is done for you.  And if this class gets your fancy, you can sign up for other natural dyeing classes to learn more.

Student supply list:

  • gloves
  • apron

Class Level: fascination, no pre-requisite required

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, where she learned how to use synthetic dyes.

She has continued her education by learning the art of natural dyes  with professional instructors such as Donna Brown, Catharine Ellis and Yoshiko Wada.

She is the owner and proprietor of Melanie Audet Limited Editions and Twig and Berry Dyes. Her love for textiles is more of a compulsion and she loves to share this passion with others.

ADMISSION INFO

Member Price: $45

Non-Member Price: $55

Materials fee: $30 pays for min 3 scarves and dyes

Contact: (719) 203-5581

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LOCATION

TWIL at the Manitou Art Center

513 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

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