Summer workshops in the barn, in June 8 – 9, 2019
For all workshop information, visit martamouka.com
Explore the fascinating process of creating fabrics
with native plants, how to use plant material as a resist and
how to discharge natural dyes.
June 8 – 9, 2019
Two-day workshop will cover: how to choose and prepare plants for printing • processes for mordanting protein and cellulose fabrics with natural metal salts • techniques using tannins and other additives to enhance your prints • different procedures of constructing and cooking bundles • learn how to resist-print with plants and discharge natural dyes with plants
Workshops are held in a rustic barn located on 23 acres of meadows and deciduous trees, minutes from Tweed and 37 km north of Belleville, Ontario. The setting is very tranquil, with plenty of botanical materials from the property and dyer’s garden.
At the end of the workshop, participants will leave with one-of-a-kind, eco-printed silk scarves, and fabrics to use in textile art or sewing projects.
COST (including HST)
Two-day workshop: $270 (incl. $50 lab fee)
PACKAGES WITH FABRICS INCLUDED
Two-day workshop: $470 (incl. $200 for fabrics, $50 lab fee)
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Three-day workshops only)
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located approximately 21/2 hours from Toronto and Ottawa, 45 minutes north of Belleville.
From Hwy. 401, take exit 544. Take Hwy. 37 north towards Tweed for 37 km. Just before Tweed (at a blinking yellow light), turn right onto Marlbank Road. Drive about 3 km. After crossing a bridge, turn left onto Stoco Road. Keep left and drive about 3 km more. 843 Stoco Road is on your left — look for a large, grey barn.