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Working with Natural Dyes

  • Mt Cuba Center 3120 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE, 19707 United States (map)

Decorate the harvest table this season with a runner or placemats made using natural dyes extracted from goldenrod and walnuts. Nichole Gerding discusses historic uses of dyes and how to identify and responsibly harvest local dye-producing plants. Preparation and dyeing techniques using natural mordants and modifiers are presented. Try your hand at these heritage skills and share them with your friends and family this year.


Registration fee includes all materials.

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Earlier Event: September 16
Mt. Airy Village Fair