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Dyeing & Printing with Botanicals 1F22

Age Group: 
Teens (17+), Adults

Come learn the basics of natural dyeing and printing with botanicals in this hands on workshop with local herbalist and natural dyer Maggie Ruth Haaland!

In this workshop, you'll sink into the energy of late summer with a seasonal herbal tea and then get your hands into the dye pots! Maggie will also touch on the mordanting (fabric preparation) process and the use of natural dye as a ritual and self care practice. Hope you will join us for this afternoon spent creating and learning in community!

*This class meets outdoors in one of our Canopy Classrooms.  Please dress accordingly.  

Maggie Haaland

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Maggie Ruth Haaland (she/they) is a queer natural dyer, herbalist, writer, and footbath devotee living in JP. She has studied plant medicine for ten years and has over the past few years fallen in love with the intersection of fiber and herbal medicine. Their values are rooted in softness, community, and care and they regularly facilitate natural dye workshops and introductory plant walks to help folks connect with themselves, their creativity, and the land around them. Maggie also vends her naturally dyed bandanas and herbal creations at various markets in the Boston area. Some of her teachers include Tony Lemos, Steph Zabel, and Bryonie Wise.

Specialty: 
Fibers, natural pigments, sewing, plant medicine
Materials to bring to class:

Instructor will provide all materials including treated fabrics for a fee of $10, to be paid in-class.