Seasonal Color of Summer with Sasha Duerr + Elsie Green
The Barlow, Sebastopol, California
Inspired by Summer Recipes from her book NATURAL COLOR , Sasha will teach participants in this workshop how to make gorgeous plant-dyed palettes foraged from seasonal summer weeds, farmer's market bi-products, as well as abundant harvests from her own dye garden. You’ll learn to make vibrant natural dye recipes from scratch and take home saturated samples of a full range of gorgeous locally grown plant-based hues on a variety of natural fibers- including a collection of uniquely chosen vintage french linens to dye with your very own seasonal color story.
SASHA DUERR is an artist and author who works with plant palettes. She is a professor in Textiles at the California College of the Arts and founder of Permacouture Institute, which explores regenerative design for fashion and textiles. Her work with place based dyes and slow fashion and textiles has been featured in the New York Times, Whole Living Magazine, and the Huffington Post. Sasha is the author of "The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes" (Timber Press. January 2011) "Natural Color" (Watson-Guptill. August 2016), and a forthcoming book with Princeton Architectural Press due Spring of 2020.
ELSIE GREEN is a small sustainable, family run company based in northern California. We travel the world to bring you beautiful, mostly vintage things and lot of inspiration for your home.
When we founded our company, we envisioned a small business with a human touch: each beautiful item selected by hand, each order carefully packed by someone who cares, each call and email personally answered by someone who can help, and most of all, each customer treated like a dear friend. And we were committed to giving a little back in the form of support to other small businesses like us, and donations to causes that tug at our heartstrings.
We believe that not making something new is the greenest thing of all, that a small business can make a big difference, that the human touch is a powerful thing, and that working side by side with your family is a really nice way to spend your day.
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